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An integral part of the NAWQA Program is cooperation among agencies and organizations. We with to thank the following agencies and organizations who contributed to this report or participated in the Study Unit liaison committee.

American Water Works Association
Anoka County, Minnesota
Bell Museum of Natural History
Cedar Creek Natural History Area
Dakota County Planning Department
Elm Creek Watershed District
Friends of the Mississippi River
Hennepin Conservation District
Izaak Walton League
Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources
McKnight Foundation
Metropolitan Council
Minneapolis Water Works
Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Department of Health
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Minnesota Extension Service
Minnesota Geological Survey
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Minnesota State Planning Agency
Minnesota-Wisconsin Boundary Area Commission

Mississippi River Headwaters Board
Montgomery Watson
National Park Service
National Weather Service
Northern States Power Company
Rivers Council of Minnesota
St. Cloud State University
St. Paul Water Utility
Science Museum of Minnesota
Shingle Creek Watershed District
Sierra Club
University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota Water Resources Center
Upper Mississippi River Basin Association
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Special thanks to U.S. Geological Survey employees for their contributions: Wallace Larson, Todd Schmitt, and Joshua Larson for data collection, and Ginger Amos, and Robert Borgstede for production of the report.

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U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1211

Suggested citation:

Stark, J.R., Hanson, P.E., Goldstein, R.M., Fallon, J.D., Fong, K.E., Lee, A.L., Kroening, S.E., and Andrews, W.J., 2000, Water Quality in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Iowa, and North Dakota, 1995–98: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1211, 35 p., on-line at

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