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Blue Earth Project Adopt-a-River float on Blue Earth River

Adopt-a-River, street cleanups, podcast and more! Check out all of our projects below.

Outreach

Blue Earth Project presenting at One Million Cups Mankato,MN.

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State of Water

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Surface water contains excess levels of nitrates, phosphates, fecal matter, and mercury. Up to 40x the drinking standard.

Water Supply

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Due to contaminated surface and ground water, we drill 700 feet below surface to access clean water from the Mt. Simon aquifer.

Global Impact

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Seven rivers flow in and only one flows out. We are considered the largest contributors to the Gulf of Mexico nitrate dead zone.

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Did You Know?

Blue Earth County is a geographic anomaly. We have seven rivers flowing in and only one flowing out. Of all counties in Southern Minnesota, Blue Earth County has the most river miles.

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Here are the Numbers:

524

RIVER MILES

38

LAKES

12

WATERFALLS

327

SPRINGS

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