Great Lakes Water Resource Managers' Initiative Resouce Kit


WisconsinWater Management Program Information:
Wisconsin’s water management program is performed by the Department of Natural Resources, which may be accessed at:

Compact Enacting Legislation:
Wisconsin's legislation enacting the Compact may be accessed at:

Impact and Impact Assessment:
Wisconsin has two programs that provide limited assessment of environmental impacts. Wisconsin reviews groundwater withdrawal adjacent to sensitive waters and reviews irrigation and agricultural surface water withdrawals for environmental impacts. These programs predate the Compact and will be integrated into the Compact review process.

Further information on these programs may be accessed at: New Groundwater Quantity Protection Rule:
Irrigation Information: