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103H.175 GROUNDWATER QUALITY MONITORING.

Subdivision 1.Submitting monitoring results.

The results of monitoring groundwater quality by state agencies and political subdivisions must be submitted to the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office.

Subd. 2.Computerized database.

Agencies monitoring groundwater shall maintain computerized databases of the results of groundwater quality monitoring using standards adopted by the Office of MN.IT Services and geospatial technology standards and guidelines published by the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office. The database must be accessible to the Pollution Control Agency, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health, and Department of Natural Resources.

Subd. 3.Report.

Every five years, the Pollution Control Agency, in cooperation with other agencies participating in the monitoring of water resources, shall provide a draft report on the status of groundwater monitoring to the Environmental Quality Board for review and then to the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over the environment, natural resources, and agriculture as part of the report in section 103A.204.