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PUBLIC WATERS

Access sites, see WATER ACCESS SITES

Access, carryon, nonmotorized watercraft, Minn. Statutes 2019 86B.201

Acquisition of, funding for, State Lottery revenues, in lieu sales taxes, Minn. Statutes 2019 297A.94

Aeration systems

Lack of public access, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.611

Losses caused by, state not liable, Minn. Statutes 2019 3.732

Permits

Aquatic farms, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4984

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.611

Rulemaking, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.611

Safety requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.611

Agricultural use during drought, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.215

Airboats, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.101

Airports and landing fields on, municipalities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 360.041

All-terrain vehicles

Operation, generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.928

Youthful operators, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.9256

Allocation, see under WATER

Aquatic plants

Harvesting or destroying, permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.615

Ownership, state, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.091

Beaver dam removal, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.665

Boathouses, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.245

Boats and boating

Motorized watercraft, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.101

Nonmotorized watercraft, carryon access, Minn. Statutes 2019 86B.201

Buffers, riparian protection, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.48

Construction in

Contractors, duties, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.241

Drainage systems, see same under this topic

Excavation in, see same under this topic

Permits, see Work permits under this topic

Property owner's statement, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.241

Water surface use controls, Minn. Statutes 2019 86B.201

Contamination, fertilizers, prevention, Minn. Statutes 2019 18C.201

Contested cases, waters of state, activities affecting, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.251

Control structures, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 103A.201

Dams, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 103A.201

Definitions

Certified noxious weed free, Minn. Statutes 2019 18.77

Noxious weeds, Minn. Statutes 2019 18.77

Statutory construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 645.44

Waters of the state, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.005

Designation, effect, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.205

Drainage systems

Drainage authorities, permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.011

Land acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.025

Projects affecting public waters

Auditor's report to property owners, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.021, 2019 103E.323

Engineer's report, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.245

Maps, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.285

Preliminary report, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.255

Reports concerning, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.021, 2019 103E.067

Vegetated ditch buffer strips and side inlet controls, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.021

Viewers' report, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.321

Repairs affecting public waters, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.701

Riparian protection aid, Minn. Statutes 2019 477A.21

Riparian protection and water quality practices, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.48

Work permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.011, 2019 103E.227

Drainage, permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.211

Drawdown, temporary, public waters work permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.408

Easements, permanent wetlands preserves, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.516

Emergency enzootic disease areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4982, 2019 17.4986

Enzootic disease areas, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4982, 2019 17.4986

Excavation in

Mining, water use permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.311

Permit conditions, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.245

Fertilizers, Minn. Statutes 2019 18C.201

Fish in

Dead fish, removal, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.055

Minnows, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4993, 2019 97C.211

Private aquatic life, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4983, 2019 17.4987

Stocking, see Fish stocking under FISH AND FISHING

Sucker eggs or sperm, taking

Aquatic farm license endorsement, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4988, 2019 17.4993, 2019 17.4994

License fee, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.475

License requirement, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.211

Taking for aquaculture, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4992

Garbage, unlawful deposit, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.68

Goose Lake, status, Minn. Statutes 2019 383A.07

Hearings, reserves and management, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.101

Highways terminating at or abutting on water, vacation or abandonment, notice, Minn. Statutes 2019 163.11

Hunting

Blinds, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.811

Unattended boats, time restrictions, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.805

Indian burial grounds on, see Burial grounds under INDIANS

Interference, obstruction, or rendering dangerous, public nuisance, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.74

Inventory and classification procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.201

Irrigation, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.315

Land on or adjacent to, tax-forfeited lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 282.018

Land, public waters defined as, Minn. Statutes 2019 18.77

Law enforcement, powers, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.205

Littering, see LITTERING

Logs, sunken, removal from, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.651

Management, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.101

Maps, inventory maps, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.201, 2019 103G.241

Minerals under

Excavation, water use permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.311

Mining

Draining to mine, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.34

Easements, permits, and licenses for, Minn. Statutes 2019 117.47, 2019 117.471

Flooding of state lands for mining, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.43

Ores other than iron, Minn. Statutes 2019 93.25

Obstructions, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 103A.201

Orders, waters of state, activities affecting, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.251

Permits

Construction, see Work permits under this topic

Drainage, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.211

Structures, building, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.071

Water level controls, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.407

Plans and planning, management plan, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4987

Policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 103A.201

Posting (notices), restrictions, airboats, motorized watercraft, or recreational vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.101

Private aquatic life released into, property of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 17.4983

Public waters with outlet, water level controls, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.407

Public waters, defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 645.44

Purple loosestrife, see PURPLE LOOSESTRIFE

Recreational vehicles, Minn. Statutes 2019 97A.101

Reserves for protection of wild animals, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.944, 2019 97A.101

Reservoirs, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2019 103A.201

Right of entry, Natural Resources Department, purple loosestrife eradication and control, Minn. Statutes 2019 18.78

Rights of way over, utilities, licenses, Natural Resources Department, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.415

Riparian protection aid, Minn. Statutes 2019 477A.21

Riparian protection and water quality practices, Minn. Statutes 2019 103F.48

Shallow lakes

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.005

Drawdown, temporary, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.408

Shorelands, state lands, Minn. Statutes 2019 92.45

Snowmobiles, operation on, Minn. Statutes 2019 84.86, 2019 84.872

Streets or roads abutting on, vacating, notice about, Minn. Statutes 2019 164.07, 2019 412.851, 2019 440.13, 2019 440.135, 2019 505.14

Structures in or adjacent to, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.245

Structures, permit to build, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.071

Swamplands, see SWAMPLANDS

Temporary drawdown, public waters work permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.408

Violations and penalties

Alterations without permit, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.141

Construction, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.241

Garbage, unlawful deposit, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.68

Interference, obstruction, or rendering dangerous, public nuisance, Minn. Statutes 2019 609.74

Restitution, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.2372

Violations of orders, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.2372

Water access sites, see WATER ACCESS SITES

Water highways

Eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2019 458.20, 2019 458.22, 2019 458.23

Land, using as, Minn. Statutes 2019 458.21

Water levels

Changes in, public waters work permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.245

Control, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.407

Control levels, water use permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.315

Establishment, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.401

Water quality

Cooperatives, see Water quality cooperatives under COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS

Monitoring

Citizen monitoring, Minn. Statutes 2019 115.06, 2019 349.12

Data standards, Minn. Statutes 2019 103H.175

Waterfowl hunting, decoys and blinds, Minn. Statutes 2019 97B.811

Wetlands, see WETLANDS

White Bear Lake, status, Minn. Statutes 2019 383A.07

Wild rice, see WILD RICE

Work permits

Activities affecting waters, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.251

Application procedures, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.305, 2019 103G.311

Boat storage structures, repair or replacement, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.245

Drainage authorities, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.011

Drainage system water diversion, Minn. Statutes 2019 103E.227

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.315

Public waters work permits, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.407, 2019 103G.408

Requirements, Minn. Statutes 2019 103G.245

Structures in, Minn. Statutes 2019 97C.071

Water and Soil Resources Board, interventions, Minn. Statutes 2019 103A.305