3.2.1 Public Waters

The Department of Natural Resources’ Public Waters Inventory identifies 333 basins within the Minnehaha Creek Watershed as under the jurisdiction of the DNR (see Figure 21), including 104 protected waters and 229 protected waters wetlands.  In addition, 21 protected watercourses within the District are included in the Inventory and are depicted on Figure 21.  Each of the eleven subwatershed plans includes a list and map of public waters within the subwatershed.