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Funding available to reduce non-point water pollution

by MESERB Communications • February 12, 2018

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently announced that approximately $1.4 million will be available for Federal Clean Water Act Section 319 grants for projects that seek to reduce non-point-source pollution in Minnesota’s waters. Projects must be located in a [...] Read more

Apply now to get your water project on the Project Priority List

by MESERB Communications • February 2, 2018

If your city or sanitary district has a wastewater, storm water or drinking water project for which you plan to seek state funding, the first step is getting the project listed on the state’s Project Priority List. The deadline for [...] Read more

State report reveals details on need for water infrastructure funding

by MESERB Communications • January 29, 2018

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) released its latest report on the biennial Water Infrastructure Needs Survey (WINS). Communities across the state identified more than 1,050 future wastewater and sewer projects over the next year that will cost $4.99 [...] Read more

Judge rejects MPCA’s proposed wild rice sulfate rule

by MESERB Communications • January 12, 2018

On Thursday, the Office of Administrative Hearings issued its order and findings on the proposed Wild Rice Sulfate Rule, rejecting the proposal by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). We are pleased that the order incorporated many of the arguments [...] Read more

Public notices and requests for comments

by MESERB Communications • January 5, 2018

The MPCA issued a joint notice of the comment period for the 2018 Draft Impaired Waters List and revisions to portions of the Statewide Mercury TMDL. You can read more about both items here[...] Read more

MESERB members in the news

by MESERB Communications • January 5, 2018

New case studies highlight energy efficiency at Minnesota wastewater treatment plants

The Minnesota Department of Energy recently released case studies highlighting work it is performing in conjunction with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to create energy efficiency in the wastewater [...] Read more

MPCA 2018 wastewater operator training calendar available now

by MESERB Communications • January 2, 2018

The 2018 MPCA Wastewater Training Calendar is available now on the MPCA Wastewater Training website (and it includes a picture of MESERB member Austin on the cover!).

Schedule includes the Wastewater Operations Conference, which will be held March 21-23 [...] Read more

Mark your calendars for MESERB’s Fall Meeting on Oct. 5

by MESERB • September 7, 2017

MESERB’s Fall Meeting is coming up Thursday, Oct. 5 in Alexandria. The meeting is being hosted by the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary Sewer District and will be held in the council chambers of Alexandria City Hall. To RSVP, please fill [...] Read more