Groundwater is an essential component of the hydrologic system of the Upper Mississippi basin. This beautifully illustrated video shows how groundwater connects what happens on the land to the waters of the Mississippi.
This video is one of a series of videos - click this link to see them all. They are produced by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture as part of their series on Southeast Minnesota Groundwater Resources, see this webpage for more information.
Southeast Minnesota is part of the Driftless Area that includes large parts of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. What you see in this video applies throughout the Driftless, a unique landform with extensive and vulnerable groundwater resources. Learn more about the Driftless area at this link.
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