CURE believes water is a basic right for current and future generations and this drives our commitment to this work for a Water Ethic Charter for Minnesota.
Minnesota waters are under threat and in “The Land of 10,000 Lakes,” water is taken for granted. CURE believes the future of our water depends on grassroots engagement, bold action, and progressive policies. This has led us to embark on the creation of a Water Ethic Charter for Minnesota. A Water Ethic Charter (WEC) is a community-driven statement of principles about how water resources should be cared for, managed, and used. The first year of the WEC project will be rooted in the Indigenous communities of the Dakota and Ojibwe people. Mni Wiconi. Nibi Bimadiziwin. Water is life.