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WATERS OF THE STATE

See also PUBLIC WATERS; WATER APPROPRIATION AND IMPOUNDMENTS

Aquatic farming, Minn. Statutes 2017 17.4983 to 2017 17.4985

Aquatic invasive species prevention program, Minn. Statutes 2017 86B.13

Ballast water management, Lake Superior, Minn. Statutes 2017 115.1701 to 2017 115.1707

Boundary waters, see under WATERS (GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES)

Buffers, riparian protection, Minn. Statutes 2017 103F.48, 2017 477A.21

Classification

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 115.44

Health Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 115.72

Pollution Control Agency, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 115.03

Clean Water Act permits

Dredged and fill material, discharge into waters, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.2375

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.127, 2017 103G.2375

Violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.141

Closing

Minnows, Minn. Statutes 2017 97C.505

Spearing, winter fishing, Minn. Statutes 2017 97C.385

Turtles, Minn. Statutes 2017 97C.621

Construction in, permits

Activities affecting waters, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.251

Applications, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.301, 2017 103G.305

Denial, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.315

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.301

Issuance, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.315

Contested cases, activities affecting waters, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.251

Definitions

Invasive species, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.01

Motor fuel taxes, Minn. Statutes 2017 296A.01

Water Law, Minn. Statutes 2017 103A.301, 2017 103G.005

Water Pollution Control Act, Minn. Statutes 2017 115.01

Watercraft safety, Minn. Statutes 2017 86B.005

Watercraft titling, Minn. Statutes 2017 86B.820

Diversions from, see WATER APPROPRIATION AND IMPOUNDMENTS

Dredged and fill material, discharge into waters, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.2375

Driftless area water resources, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.217

Enforcement of law, Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.105, 2017 103G.135

Enzootic disease areas, Minn. Statutes 2017 17.4982, 2017 17.4986

Fertilizers, contamination, prevention, Minn. Statutes 2017 18C.201

Fishing

Closing waters for, Minn. Statutes 2017 97C.385, 2017 97C.505, 2017 97C.621

Turtles, Minn. Statutes 2017 97C.621

Great Lakes protection fund, Minn. Statutes 2017 116Q.01, 2017 116Q.02

Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.801

Infested waters

Aquatic invasive species prevention program, Minn. Statutes 2017 86B.13

Bait harvested from, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.02, 2017 84D.11

Commercial fishing, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.03

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.01

Designating, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.12

Draining water from watercraft, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.13

Emergency invasive species prevention work, contracts for, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.02

Listing, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.03

Injunctions, Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.115, 2017 103G.135

Inland waters, definitions, Minn. Statutes 2017 97C.811

Investigations, Natural Resources Department, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.251

Jurisdiction

Concurrent jurisdiction, constitutional provisions, Minn. Const. art 2 s 2

Counties, Minn. Statutes 2017 1.03

Federal lands abutting, Minn. Statutes 2017 1.042

Questions of water policy, Minn. Statutes 2017 103A.305

State, extent of, Minn. Statutes 2017 1.01

Water law and policy, determination of, Minn. Statutes 2017 103A.305

Lake Superior basin surface waters, outstanding international resource value waters, defined as, Minn. Statutes 2017 116.182

Landowners, riparian buffers, duties, Minn. Statutes 2017 103F.48

Lawsuits, state officials, misconduct, place of trial, venue, Minn. Statutes 2017 542.03

Licensed waters, aquaculture, Minn. Statutes 2017 17.4983, 2017 17.4984

Logs, sunken, removal from public waters, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.651

Natural Resources Department

Administration generally, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.255

Declaratory judgment, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.131

Enforcement, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.105, 2017 103G.135

Injunctions, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.115, 2017 103G.135

Penalty orders, water use permit violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.299

Representation, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.111

Water conservation program, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.101

Waters division, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.125

Obstruction, waterflow interference outside state, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.115

Orders, activities affecting waters, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.251

Permits

Appropriation and use, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.271, 2017 103G.275, 2017 103G.305

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.251, 2017 103G.301, 2017 103G.305, 2017 103G.315

Exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.271

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.27, 2017 103G.271, 2017 103G.301

Past unpermitted use, fees, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.271

Penalty orders, violations, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.299

Surface water levels, maintenance of, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.271

Transfer, Minn. Statutes 2017 103G.271

Transport of water, Minn. Statutes 2017 84D.11

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2017 103A.201, 2017 103A.211

Pollution, see WATER POLLUTION

Public access

Licensed aquatic farm waters, Minn. Statutes 2017 17.4983

Sites, see WATER ACCESS SITES

Riparian protection aid, Minn. Statutes 2017 477A.21

Riparian protection and water quality practices, Minn. Statutes 2017 103F.48

Sovereignty of state, extent of, Minn. Statutes 2017 1.01

Standards of quality and purity, Minn. Statutes 2017 115.03, 2017 115.44, 2017 115.72

Timber, floating in, obstructed or intermixed timber, loggers' liens, Minn. Statutes 2017 514.51

Transportation by, hazardous materials, see HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TRANSPORTERS

United States acquisition of land abutting, jurisdiction over, Minn. Statutes 2017 1.042

Water Law, citation, Minn. Statutes 2017 103A.001, 2017 103B.001, 2017 103C.001, 2017 103F.001, 2017 103G.001

Water levels, see under WATERS (GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES)

Water quality, see under WATER POLLUTION