Lino Lakes

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The City of Lino Lakes was incorporated in 1953 and established their initial water supply facility in 1971. Today, Lino Lakes city water services over 17,000 people and comes from 6 wells that draw from the Prairie du Chien-Jordan and Jordan-St. Lawrence aquifers.

Lino Lakes adds polyphosphate to control the iron content, along with fluoride and chlorine, to the pumped well water before it is distributed to homes and businesses in the City. Click here to view the Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report for 2020. If you still have questions about Lino Lakes’s drinking water after viewing the report, contact Justin Williams, Utilities Supervisor at 651-982-2452 or

Wellhead Protection

In order to protect the City’s wells, the City of Lino Lakes has developed a Wellhead Protection Plan, approved by MDH. Most recently, their Part 1 Plan was updated in 2013 and their Part 2 Plan update was approved in 2016. Lino Lakes was a founding member of the Anoka County Municipal Wellhead Protection Group, which formed in 2010 (although the initial planning group formed in 1997), and continues to participate in the group. If you have questions regarding the City’s Wellhead Protection Plan, contact the City’s Wellhead Protection Manager, Justin Williams, Utilities Supervisor at 651-982-2452 or For more information on Wellhead Protection Plans in general, refer to the MDH Source Water Protection webpage.

Private Wells

In addition, there are more than 1,200 private wells in the City of Lino Lakes. For information on testing your well water, visit the Anoka County Well Water Testing website or contact the Environmental Services Department at 763-324-4260. You can also usually find lots of information on your well with the MDH Minnesota Well Index (MWI). Click here to access the webtool.

Links and Resources

Be sure to check out the City of Lino Lakes’s website ( and the links below:

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