The restrictions on discharges specified in this part are applicable to that portion of the Mississippi River from, but not including, the mouth of the Rum River to the upper lock and dam at St. Anthony Falls, approximately at the northeastward extension of Fifth Avenue South in the city of Minneapolis, and tributary streams. The primary use of these waters is as a source of public water supply for drinking, food processing, and related purposes. Other uses applicable to these waters are defined in parts 7050.0415 and 7050.0470, subpart 4.
Discharges listed in items A to C are prohibited to the waters defined in subpart 1.
Raw sewage and industrial waste or other wastes, treated or untreated, containing viable pathogenic organisms or any substances that may cause disease, endanger the public health, or otherwise impair the quality of the receiving waters for public water supply.
Treated sewage effluent from any source, including, without limitation, discharges from watercraft.
Treated sewage, industrial waste, or other wastes so as to cause any material increase in taste, odor, color, or turbidity above natural levels or otherwise to impair the quality of the water so as to render it objectionable or unsuitable as a source of water supply.
32 SR 1699; 46 SR 5
July 23, 2021
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes