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Minnesota Department of Health - Water Related Programs
Drinking Water Protection Protects public health by ensuring a safe and adequate supply of drinking water at all public water systems.

Source Water Protection Source water refers to water from streams, rivers, lakes or underground aquifers that is used for drinking.

Well Management Program Establishes standards for construction and sealing of wells and borings ("Minnesota Well Code").

Contaminants of Emerging Concern Program
Investigating and communicating the health and exposure potential of contaminants of emerging concern in drinking water.

Risk Assessment Evaluate the effects of a chemical or substance, activity, lifestyle or natural phenomenon on human health and/or the environment.

Rochester –MDH contact –Pat Bailey 507/206-2741
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