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Minnesota Smart Salting Update

A new Minnesota Smart Salting Update from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is now available. Articles included in this bulletin are: Spots still open! Free online MPCA Smart Salting trainings Hot off the press! New MPCA Smart Salting training intro video Still need your Roads certificate this year? Get it before the snow flies! […]

July 2020 On Point Newsletter

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has published a new issue of the On Point newsletter. MPCA’s On Point newsletter includes news and updates for wastewater discharge permit holders. The following articles are included in the July 2020 newsletter: Cities, Salt Symposium addressing role of water softeners in Minnesota’s chloride pollution problem MPCA updating chloride […]

North & East Metro Groundwater Management Area Update

The North and East Metro Groundwater Management Area (GWMA) advisory team met through an online meeting on May 29th. The following were the agenda items discussed at the meeting: An update on the implementation of the North and East Metro Groundwater Management Area plan A discussion on the Governor’s Executive Orders as they relate to […]

Summer 2020 Waterline Newsletter

The Summer 2020 issue of Waterline is now available. “The Waterline is a quarterly newsletter for water operators, city officials, and others interested in news related to public water systems in Minnesota”, published by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Drinking Water Protection program. Highlights in this issue include an article about how public water systems are continuing to supply […]

MnTAP Continues to IMPACT Minnesota Businesses

The Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP)’s mission is “Strengthening Minnesota businesses by improving efficiency while saving money through energy, water, and waste reduction.” In MnTAP’s April newsletter, they highlight the release of their 2019 IMPACT annual report, along with other topics. MnTAP has released their 2019 IMPACT annual report, summarizing the outreach activities and environmental outcomes […]

MPCA Smart Salting Program News

The MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) Smart Salting Program is “for winter maintenance and property management professionals seeking to maintain safe surfaces using less salt”. Topics in the 2/10/2020 bulletin include: Several Smart Salting trainings coming up in February (see below) The 20th Annual Salt Symposium will be on August 5th, 2020 – topics: the […]

Spring 2020 Waterline Out Now

The Spring 2020 issue of Waterline is out now! “The Waterline is a quarterly newsletter for water operators, city officials, and others interested in news related to public water systems in Minnesota”, published by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Drinking Water Protection program. Highlights in this issue include a special story on how the Xcel Energy […]

Waterline: Winter 2019-2020 Out Now

The latest issue of Waterline, the official newsletter of the Drinking Water Protection Section of the Minnesota Department of Health, is now available online. Click here to read the latest issue. This issue has news about training and regulatory information, a feature story about innovative water plants in south-central Minnesota, and more. You can find […]

Climate Week 2019

Climate week is September 23rd through 28th this year, and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is one of many entities nationwide taking action this week! Check out this article from their news release earlier today. Climate change and our water resources are intimately connected, so it is important for us to be aware […]

Information is power. The power to protect drinking water

Public Water Suppliers are a part of Minnesota’s program to protect public health. In Anoka County, 265 cities and businesses operate their public water supply to serve an adequate supply of safe drinking water to their residents and customers. Information, training and certification of the people that operate water systems ensures that the water distributed to homes, […]

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