103G.111 Representation of state in water issues.
Subdivision 1. Commissioner to appear in federal water issues. The commissioner may appear, represent, and act for the state in any matter relating to an application to be made to the federal government relating to waters of the state or their use and may act in a manner to protect the interests of the people of the state consistent with this chapter and chapter 103F.
Subd. 2. Director to appear for state in water proceedings. The director may appear for the state in any matter or proceeding affecting waters of the state to give hydrologic and hydraulic engineering advice and information in connection with the proceeding.