All VBWD residents obtain their drinking water from groundwater. This makes ensuring that these aquifers are uncontaminated, protected from future contamination and provide adequate supplies especially important. Several VBWD water bodies also are groundwater-dependent and need an adequate supply of clean groundwater. Groundwater quality and quantity are closely linked to the aboveground environment, since they are dependent on the infiltration of surface water/rainfall through the soil. Maintaining clean, safe groundwater supplies is critical to human and environmental health and to the economic and social vitality of VBWD communities.
Groundwater Data within VBWD
Groundwater GIS Data for the state of Minnesota