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Minnesota Smart Salting Update – Spring Edition (Upcoming Trainings Included)

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) sent out the spring edition of the Smart Salting Update yesterday, April 12th. To receive Smart Salting Updates, along with other updates of interest to you, head to the MPCA Smart Salting webpage and enter your email address on the right-hand side of the page. Below are the topics […]

Opportunities to Learn and Serve

There are always lots of opportunities to learn more about water resources and to serve in the community! Three opportunities are highlighted below, including an upcoming street sweeping webinar, the free 2021 Virtual Mississippi River Institute, and an opening on the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board for a Public Board Member. Upcoming Street Sweeping Webinar On […]

Source Water Protection Competitive Grant Accepting Applications

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is currently accepting applications for their Competitive Grant, which is available to all community and nontransient noncommunity public water systems The purpose of the funding is to support actives that address a potential contamination source that presents a high risk to a source of drinking water as determined by […]

Water Talk Newsletter – March 2021: Spring Training, MN Groundwater Provinces, and More

A new edition of the Water Talk newsletter was published this week by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Water Talk is issued 4 to 6 times per year with the support of a FEMA Community Assistance Program – State Support Service Element (CAP-SSSE) grant. The newsletter features updates on floodplain program news, funding, […]

March 2021 Mississippi Watershed Management Organization Newsletter

The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization recently sent out their March 2021 newsletter. Click here to read it! Items to note include upcoming grant application deadlines, an Adopt-a-Drain competition, and some early spring yard care tips. Upcoming Grant Application Deadlines Community Grants – Friday, April 2nd by 4:30 pm Capital Project Grants – Friday, April 23rd […]

New Source Water Protection Grant Opportunities

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced two new grant opportunities, both of which will be available on March 1, 2021. They are the Plan Implementation Grant and the Noncommunity Transient Grant. Both grants have an application deadline of March 31, 2021 at 4:30 pm. The Plan Implementation Grant is available to all community […]

Spring 2021 Waterline Now Available – AWWA Virtual School and Proposed HRL Updates

Waterline is the official newsletter of the Drinking Water Protection Section of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and is published on a quarterly basis. The Spring 2021 edition is now available online. The lead story is the Minnesota Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) virtual school for water operators. The Metro District […]

Winter 2021 MN Stormwater News

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) distributes a quarterly newsletter called “MN Stormwater News”. The Winter 2021 edition of the newsletter was published on February 11th. Some important dates included in the newsletter: MS4 permit applications for the new MS4 General Permit are due April 15th. Applications from eligible organizations interested in hosting Minnesota GreenCorps […]

New Water Talk Newsletter Available

A new edition of the Water Talk newsletter was recently published by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) on January 26th. Water Talk is issued 4 to 6 times per year, or approximately quarterly, and features updates on floodplain program news, funding, projects, events, and learning resources for local governments and others involved in […]

Updates from the Minnesota Clean Water Council

The Clean Water Council was created through the Clean Water Legacy Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 114D), which was signed into law on June 2nd, 2006. The Council’s role is to advise the Legislature and the Governor on the administration and implementation of the Clean Water Legacy Act. A large part of this work is establishing […]

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