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We Are Water MN

An interactive exhibit and programs that explore the science, history, stories, culture, and relationships of water in Minnesota.

We are proud to have hosted the exhibit at the Hunt Utilities Group Resilient Living Campus
April 27 through June 17, 2023


The exhibit will be traveling to Minneapolis, Roseau and Stillwater in the coming months!
Click the button below for details. 


Water Testing

 Thanks to one of the partners in hosting We Are Water MN, the Minnesota Department of Health, you can learn how often you should have your water tested, what to test for and where to get the testing done. Please click on the button below for more information! 

Water Filter Faucet

Past Events

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Carrie Jennings, research and policy director with Freshwater, presented "The Long History of Water in the Northern Lakes Region" as part of the 17th Annual Back to Basics on February 11.  Photo by Pine Haven Photography.

We are Water MN is led by the Minnesota Humanities Center in partnership with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency; the Minnesota Historical Society; the Board of Water and Soil Resources; the Minnesota Departments of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources; and University of Minnesota Extension.

We are Water MN is funded in part with money from the Clean Water, Land, & Legacy Fund that was created with the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 and by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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