Best Practice Action Detail

Best Practice Action 19.1

GreenStep City Best Practices: Environmental Management
Surface Water No. 19

Improve local water bodies to sustain their long-term ecological function and community benefits.

Best Practice Action 1

Consistently monitor surface water quality/clarity and report findings to community members.

1 star Confirm that a governmental entity (watershed district/organization, county, MPCA, DNR, MDH) is routinely sampling water quality/clarity in at least one location within the city/city’s watershed.
2 star Post on the city website water quality/clarity data (or a link to data) available for the city/city’s watershed.
3 star Recognize on the city website at least one person who is a volunteer water monitor, and assure that they are routinely sampling a river or lake or wetland in at least one location within the city/city’s watershed and sending results to the MPCA.