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Chapter 103G. Waters of the State

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Section Headnote

GENERAL PROVISIONS
103G.001EFFECT OF CHAPTER 103G ON WATER LAW.
103G.005DEFINITIONS.

COMMISSIONER'S AUTHORITY
103G.101WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAM.
103G.105COOPERATION WITH OTHER AGENCIES.
103G.111REPRESENTATION OF STATE IN WATER ISSUES.
103G.115ENJOINING WATERFLOW INTERFERENCE OUTSIDE OF STATE.
103G.121COMMISSIONER'S AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE AND CONSTRUCT PROJECTS.
103G.125DIRECTOR'S AUTHORITY.
103G.127PERMIT PROGRAM UNDER SECTION 404 OF FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT.
103G.131VENUE OF CERTAIN ACTIONS.
103G.135ENFORCEMENT OF COMMISSIONER'S ORDERS.
103G.141PENALTIES.
103G.145APPLICATION.

PUBLIC WATERS DESIGNATION AND USE
103G.201PUBLIC WATERS INVENTORY.
103G.205EFFECT OF PUBLIC WATERS DESIGNATION.
103G.211DRAINAGE OF PUBLIC WATERS GENERALLY PROHIBITED WITHOUT REPLACEMENT.
103G.215AGRICULTURAL USE OF PUBLIC WATERS DURING DROUGHT.

WETLANDS
103G.221DRAINAGE OF PUBLIC WATERS WETLANDS.
103G.2212CONTRACTOR'S RESPONSIBILITY WHEN WORK DRAINS OR FILLS WETLANDS.
103G.222REPLACEMENT OF WETLANDS.
103G.223CALCAREOUS FENS.
103G.2241EXEMPTIONS.
103G.2242WETLAND VALUE REPLACEMENT PLANS.
103G.2243LOCAL COMPREHENSIVE WETLAND PROTECTION AND MANAGEMENT PLANS.
103G.2244WETLAND CREATION OR RESTORATION WITHIN PIPELINE EASEMENT.
103G.225STATE WETLANDS AND PUBLIC DRAINAGE SYSTEMS.
103G.231PROPERTY OWNER'S USE OF PUBLIC WATERS WETLANDS.
103G.235RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS TO PUBLIC WATERS WETLANDS.
103G.2364PROPERTY OWNER'S USE OF WETLANDS.
103G.2365CONTROL OF NOXIOUS WEEDS.
103G.2369Repealed, 1991 354 art 7 s 2; 1993 c 175 s 7
103G.237COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OF PRIVATE USE.
103G.2372ENFORCEMENT.
103G.2373Repealed, 2002 c 220 art 8 s 16

WORK AFFECTING PUBLIC WATERS
103G.241CONTRACTOR'S RESPONSIBILITY WHEN WORK AFFECTS PUBLIC WATERS.
103G.245WORK IN PUBLIC WATERS.
103G.251INVESTIGATION OF ACTIVITIES WITHOUT PERMIT.

WATER DIVERSION AND APPROPRIATION
103G.255ALLOCATION AND CONTROL OF WATERS OF THE STATE.
103G.261WATER ALLOCATION PRIORITIES.
103G.265WATER SUPPLY MANAGEMENT.
103G.271APPROPRIATION AND USE OF WATERS.
103G.275INSTALLATION FOR WATER USE.
103G.281WATER USE PROHIBITED WITHOUT MEASURING QUANTITIES.
103G.285SURFACE WATER APPROPRIATIONS.
103G.291PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY APPROPRIATION DURING DEFICIENCY.
103G.293STATEWIDE DROUGHT PLAN.
103G.295IRRIGATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND.
103G.297DIVERSION OR DRAINAGE OF WATER FOR MINING.
103G.298LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS.

GENERAL PERMIT PROCEDURE
103G.301GENERAL PERMIT APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
103G.305TIME LIMIT TO ACT ON WATER USE PERMIT APPLICATION.
103G.311PERMIT HEARING.
103G.315DENIAL AND ISSUANCE OF PERMITS.

WATER LEVEL ESTABLISHMENT AND CONTROL
103G.401APPLICATION FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF LAKE LEVELS.
103G.405WATER LEVEL CONTROL FOR LANDLOCKED LAKES.
103G.407WATER LEVEL CONTROLS FOR PUBLIC WATERS WITH AN OUTLET.
103G.411STIPULATION OF LOW-WATER MARK.

BIG STONE LAKE
103G.415BIG STONE LAKE, SEASONAL WATER LEVEL.

MISSISSIPPI HEADWATER LAKES
103G.421CONTROL OF MISSISSIPPI HEADWATER LAKES.

DAM CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE
103G.501CONSTRUCTION OF PRIVATE DAMS ON NONNAVIGABLE WATERS.
103G.505DAM CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE BY STATE.
103G.511PUBLICLY OWNED DAM REPAIR.
103G.515EXAMINATION AND REPAIR OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS.
103G.521TRANSFER OF AUTHORITY OVER STATE DAMS.
103G.525LIMITATIONS ON TRANSFERS OF OWNERSHIP OF DAMS.
103G.531DAM PERMIT EXCEPTIONS.
103G.535HYDROPOWER GENERATION.
103G.541MUNICIPAL DAMS ON RED RIVER OF THE NORTH.
103G.545DAMS AND WATER LEVEL CONTROL IN COOK, LAKE, AND ST. LOUIS COUNTIES.
103G.551DAMS USED ONLY FOR WATER LEVEL REGULATION.
103G.555STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ACTIONS AGAINST PUBLIC OFFICIALS.
103G.561STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR ACTIONS ON FLOWAGE EASEMENTS AND ORDINARY HIGH WATER LEVELS.

FLOWAGE EASEMENTS
103G.565RIGHT TO OVERFLOW, OBSTRUCT, OR IMPAIR HIGHWAYS GRANTED BY GOVERNING BODY.
103G.571BANK REPAIR ON PROPERTY WHERE OVERFLOW RIGHTS ARE ACQUIRED.
103G.575GRANT OF FLOWAGE EASEMENTS IN UPPER RED LAKE REGION.

WATER AERATION AND DEICING
103G.601ICE-CUTTING FENCES AND GUARDS.
103G.605DEICING WATER BODIES.
103G.611WATER AERATION SAFETY.

HARVEST AND CONTROL OF AQUATIC PLANTS
103G.615PERMITS TO HARVEST OR DESTROY AQUATIC PLANTS.
103G.617Repealed, 1996 c 385 art 2 s 8
103G.621COUNTY WEED AND ALGAE DESTRUCTION AND REMOVAL.
103G.625MUNICIPAL CONTROL OF AQUATIC VEGETATION AND ORGANISMS.

SUNKEN LOG RECOVERY
103G.650RECOVERING SUNKEN LOGS ON INLAND WATERS.

STREAMS
103G.701STREAM MAINTENANCE PROGRAM.
103G.705STREAM PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT LOAN PROGRAM.
103G.711STATE'S OWNERSHIP OF BED OF NAVIGABLE RIVER.

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