Archive for the ‘Newsletters’ Category

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 […]

Recent Local Updates

Three local updates were recently published, including an announcement of a free watershed PREP class for educators to use, an update on the North and East Metro Groundwater Management Area, and the January 2021 Mississippi Watershed Management Organization newsletter. See below for brief descriptions of these updates and links to learn more! The West Metro […]

January 2021 SSTS Bulletin

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) published the January 2021 SSTS Bulletin this week. This quarterly newsletter includes subsurface sewage treatment system news and notes for local governments, septic system professionals, homeowners, and others that are interested. All articles in this edition of the bulletin are listed below, but of particular interest may be the […]

December 2020 On Point Newsletter Available

The December 2020 edition of the On Point newsletter is now available. On Point, published by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), contains news and updates for wastewater discharge permit holders. There are some topics in this newsletter that may be of particular interest, including: Funding available for water infrastructure projects through the Project Priority […]

Winter 2020-2021 Waterline Now Available

Waterline is the official newsletter of the Drinking Water Protection Section of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH). It is issued quarterly and is geared towards water operators, city officials, and others interested in news related to public water systems in Minnesota. The Winter 2020-2021 issue was released on December 7th. An article of specific […]

League of Women Voters Water Column in Anoka County Union

Have you seen the recent water resource-related columns in the Anoka County Union Herald? The League of Women Voters has been working with local water experts to publish a series of monthly columns on local rivers and land use. This collaboration between the League of Women Voters Upper Mississippi River Region and other environmental groups […]

Sand Creek Corridor Restoration Highlighted in Water Talk Newsletter

The following article was included in the November 2020 edition of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Water Talk Newsletter. This bulletin is issued anywhere from 4 to 6 times each year. —————————————————————————————————— By Jeff Weiss, DNR, Clean Water Specialist The Coon Creek Watershed District (CCWD) and the City of Coon Rapids have partnered with […]

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