What we do

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Just by visiting, you’ve taken a step toward helping protect one of our most precious natural resources. Here you’ll find lots of ways you can help keep the water clean — check out our Top Ten Tips, news and updates in our Water Connection Blog, links to other great resources, and a gallery of our TV Ad Contest Winners from high school students throughout the area.

We’re the Central Minnesota Water Education Alliance (CMWEA), a group of organizations and individuals who share the mission of getting the word out about simple steps that help protect and conserve water. If you or your group would like to get involved as a member, volunteer or sponsor, we’d love to hear from you.

Central Minnesota Weather

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It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 10:00 PM CDT on April 21, 2014
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64°/36°

It is forcast to be Clear at 10:00 PM CDT on April 22, 2014
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It is forcast to be Thunderstorm at 10:00 PM CDT on April 23, 2014
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Water Protection News

FROM THE CMWEA BLOG

One of Minnesota’s Best Known Wildflowers
Widely used in stormwater and shoreline plantings as well as perennial gardens, Liatris are some of Minnesota's best known wildflowers. Five ...

April 2, 2014

Greener Lawns and Bluer Waters
Healthy lawns soak up rain and can prevent stormwater runoff, thus keeping polluted water out of our lakes and rivers. ...

March 31, 2014

Protect Our Drinking Water
Clean and safe drinking water is an important part of a healthy environment and protecting public health. Most Minnesotans depend ...






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