Due to COVID-19, 2019 water quality data that is currently being reviewed and approved by Metropolitan Council staff is not able to be published on this EIMS website. Preliminary data is available on this site. If you are in need of approved data, please contact:

Streams data: Cassie Champion, casandra.champion@metc.state.mn.us

Rivers data: Jack Barland, Jack.Barland@metc.state.mn.us

Lakes data: Brian Johnson, Brian.Johnson@metc.state.mn.us

General questions: Jen Keville, Jennifer.Keville@metc.state.mn.us

Environmental Information Management Systems (EIMS)

The EIMS is a portal to view and download information on lakes, rivers, streams, rain gauges, and wastewater treatment facilities for the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. You can view how we collect the data on the water quality management page on the Metropolitan Council site.


I live near a lake, river or stream.

I want to know more about a specific body of water.


I want data on multiple lakes, rivers or streams from multiple sites.

I want to filter data based on specific site characteristics, spatial characteristics, parameters available.