STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
SUBCOMMITTEE ON DRINKING WATER SOURCE PROTECTION
Chair Paul Gardner called the meeting to order at 10:04 a.m. on December 19, 2007 in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
CLARK, Karen GARDNER, Paul (chair)
MCNAMARA, Denny TINGELSTAD, Kathy
MAGNUS, Doug MOE, Frank
OZMENT, Dennis SCALZE, Bev
Geoff Delin from the United States Geological Survey presented a report on groundwater recharge.
A quorum was present at 10:27 a.m.
Dr. Sangwon Suh, Yiwen Chiu and Laura Schmitt Olabisi from the University of Minnesota presented information on the quantifying water balance in Minnesota.
Jim Japps, Kent Lokkesmoe, Jeanette Leete and Jan Falteisek from the Department of Natural Resources Waters Division presented their plan to check water levels and sustainability through regional assessments of wells.
Dale Setterholm of the Minnesota Geological Survey described their county atlas and water-mapping program.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:53 p.m.
REPRESENTATIVE PAUL GARDNER, CHAIR
Jennifer Hall, Committee Legislative Assistant