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This week! Join us for MESERB’s fall meeting Nov. 6

by MESERB Communications • November 4, 2019

Our annual Fall Meeting is coming up this Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Little Falls. It will be held from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Little Falls Chamber of Commerce, located at 200 First St. NW. This is an important meeting [...] Read more

Governor seeks diverse voices for MPCA advisory committee

by MESERB Communications • October 21, 2019

Several years ago, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Citizen’s Board was eliminated. In response, then-Governor Dayton created the “Governor’s Committee to Advise the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.” This committee is comprised of the MPCA commissioner and eight members of [...] Read more

Learn more about MPCA’s proposed fee increase

by MESERB Communications • October 8, 2019

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has announced it will kick off a rulemaking process this fall to amend the existing water fees. As part of this work the agency will consider the fees for municipal and industrial wastewater permits, [...] Read more

Webinar to explore ways to build the water workforce

by MESERB Communications • September 25, 2019

Many MESERB members have raised concerns about their ability to recruit and retain the workforce for their water and wastewater utilities. We want to share with you information about a webinar series titled “Creating the Water Workforce of the Future” [...] Read more

Laying the groundwork for water infrastructure bonding

by MESERB Communications • September 10, 2019

The Public Facilities Authority (PFA), the agency responsible for helping cities pay for water infrastructure, recently released its intended use plans (IUPs) for the Clean Water Fund and the Drinking Water Fund. Last week, Elizabeth Wefel of Flaherty & [...] Read more

Join us for MESERB’s Fall Meeting on Nov. 6

by MESERB Communications • September 9, 2019

Our annual Fall Meeting is coming up on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Little Falls. It will be held from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Little Falls Chamber of Commerce, located at 200 First St. NW. This is an important meeting [...] Read more

Mark your calendars for the MESERB Fall Meeting!

by MESERB Communications • August 30, 2019

The time has come to plan for MESERB’s annual Fall Meeting. This year, the meeting will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 6 in Little Falls. We will send out invitations and a formalized agenda very soon (we are in [...] Read more

Upcoming events for wastewater operator training

by MESERB Communications • August 12, 2019

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) offers a basic- to intermediate-level course geared toward the proper operation and maintenance of biological municipal wastewater treatment facilities. Upcoming classes include:

  • Aug. 13-15: A Wastewater Treatment Basic Class at the Holiday Inn and
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