Archive for the ‘Wellhead Protection’ Category

MPCA Updates

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has released a variety of newsletters, reports, and plans so far this month. We’ll highlight just some of this important information – be sure to subscribe to any updates you are interested in from the MPCA by clicking here. This post will include the Waterfront Bulletin, the Brownfield Program […]

It’s World Water Day!

Every year on March 22, we celebrate World Water Day! This annual observance was started in 1993 by the United Nations. In addition to celebrating water, World Water Day raises awareness of the 2 billion people across the world currently living without access to safe water. The United Nations has a goal of water and […]

It’s National Groundwater Awareness Week!

This week (March 6-12, 2022) is National Groundwater Awareness Week (#GWAW on social media). Created by the National Groundwater Association, #GWAW helps remind private well owners to test their water and inspect their well. Private well owners are responsible for testing their water to ensure it is safe to drink. It is recommended to test […]

February Water News

Even though it is winter, there is still a lot going on in the water world! Below we’ll discuss some recent announcements, publications, and updates. If there are specific newsletters that interest you, be sure to subscribe to them so you never miss an issue! MN Stormwater News Last week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency […]

Source Water Protection Grant Announcement

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced the next round of Source Water Protection grants. These include: Plan Implementation Grant Noncommunity Transient Grant See the sections below for more information! Both grants will accept applications from Tuesday, March 1st at 8:00 am until Thursday, March 31st at 4:30 pm. Plan Implementation Grant The Plan […]

January 2022 Newsletters

As usual, there were many water-related newsletters and announcements in the month of January. In this post, we’ll talk about just a few. If there are specific newsletters that interest you, be sure to subscribe to them so you never miss an issue! Water Talk Newsletter Water Talk, a newsletter issued by the MN Department […]

Health Risk Limits Rules for Groundwater Public Meeting

The Health Risk Assessment Unit of the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced that they will hold a virtual public meeting on the Health Risk Limit Rules amendments on: Wednesday, February 2nd from 3-4 pm. This informational meeting will provide a general overview of the rulemaking process in Minnesota and MDH’s plans for amending […]

Upcoming Smart Salting Trainings – Jan/Feb 2022

There are several Smart Salting Training classes coming up this month and next month. Attend a Smart Salting Training and earn a certification by learning how to maintain safety while reducing infrastructure damage, saving money, and minimizing impact to the environment by reducing salt use. Keep reading for the dates and registration links! If you […]

Recent Newsletters – Water Talk, MWMO, Smart Salting

A few issues of various water-related newsletters have been published in the last few weeks, including the Water Talk Newsletter, the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization Newsletter, and a Smart Salting Update. Water Talk Newsletter – October 2021 The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources sent out the October 2021 Water Talk Newsletter on October 26th. The […]

University of Minnesota Stormwater Program Annual Report and MPCA SSTS Bulletin

University of Minnesota Stormwater Program Annual Report The University of Minnesota Stormwater Research and Technology Transfer program has released their annual highlights report. Click here to read the report. Click here read more about urban stormwater at the University of Minnesota Water Resources Center (WRC). WRC urban stormwater efforts focus on research, Extension education, and […]

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