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Apple Valley
7100 147th St. W.
Apple Valley, MN 55124
Ph: (952) 953-2500
Clean Water Fund Projects
In 2008, Minnesota's voters passed the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment (Legacy Amendment) to the Minnesota Constitution to: protect drinking water sources; to protect, enhance, and restore wetlands, prairies, forests, and fish, game, and wildlife habitat; to preserve arts and cultural heritage; to support parks and trails; and to protect, enhance, and restore lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater. 

The Legacy Amendment increases the state sales tax by three-eighths of one percent beginning on July 1, 2009 and continuing until 2034. The additional sales tax revenue is distributed into four funds as follows: 33 percent to the clean water fund; 33 percent to the outdoor heritage fund; 19.75 percent to the arts and cultural heritage fund; and 14.25 percent to the parks and trails fund.
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To date, the City of Apple Valley has received grants from the Clean Water Fund through the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources for the following projects:

Installation of the EVR-P8 Iron Enhanced Sand Filter and alum (aluminum sulfate) treatments to Everest Pond (EVR-P12)

The Keller Lake Subwatershed Assessment