Low levels on Minnesota River offer unique testing opportunity

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been waiting since 1988 for the river to drop to a late summer weekly average flow of under 1,500 cubic feet per second. On Friday, the river flow at Jordan was about 1,000 cubic feet per second. The levels offer the agency the rare ability to test water quality conditions more than two decades apart.
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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has been waiting since 1988 for the river to drop to a late summer weekly average flow of under 1,500 cubic feet per second. On Friday, the river flow at Jordan was about 1,000 cubic feet per second. The levels offer the agency the rare ability to test water quality conditions more than two decades apart.

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