Report outlines next steps for making reuse a bigger part of state’s water use plans

by MESERB Communications • March 23, 2018

The interagency work group on water reuse has released its report on safe and sustainable water reuse. The work group defined successful water reuse, collected information on current water reuse projects in Minnesota and other states and jurisdictions, and [...] Read more

Save the date! MESERB Annual Meeting to be held June 28

by MESERB Communications • March 19, 2018

MESERB members, mark your calendars! Our annual meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Willmar. We will send out more details, an agenda and registration packet to members in the next few [...] Read more

Apply for a Source Water Protection Plan Implementation grant

by MESERB Communications • March 2, 2018

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has announced the availability of grant funding to support the implementation of source water protection plans. Grants are available to community and nontransient noncommunity public water supply systems who have an MDH-approved Wellhead Protection [...] Read more

Governor Dayton releases new water quality report

by MESERB Communications • February 26, 2018

Governor Mark Dayton held a press conference on Feb. 21 to release a report developed from what his agencies and staff learned through a series of town hall meetings that were had across the state last year. The high-level report [...] Read more

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