Workshops to focus on adaptation strategies to deal with extreme flooding in southern Minnesota
You are invited to participate in BUILDING BLOCKS FOR REGIONAL RESILIENCE SOUTHERN MINNESOTA – a free interactive web-based workshop series starting Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CST.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Community [...] Read more
2020 Salt Symposium to be live-streamed Aug. 4-5
Fortin Consulting is hosting a two-day live-streamed event covering all sources of chloride pollution on Aug. 4 and 5.
According to host Fortin, “Salt Symposium shapes the chloride conversation, presenting developments in salt use optimization for people and the [...] Read more
MESERB weighs in on proposed environmental regulations
Earlier this month, MESERB submitted formal comments on the site specific standard for specific conductance on the Rock River. The standard arose in response to problems some MESERB member cities, including Luverne, have faced due to outdated limits for salty [...] Read more
Reminder: MESERB Annual Legal, Regulatory, and Legislative Update webinar to be held June 18
MESERB will be hosting a virtual Legal, Regulatory and Legislative Update from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. this Thursday, June 18 via Zoom. If you have not already done so, please register for the meeting at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IVjbA0HHQfiQPnfdlJSgLA.
Once you register, a [...] Read more
Join us June 5 for MESERB’s annual business meeting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our previously scheduled in-person annual meeting will now be held via Zoom. This virtual business meeting will allow MESERB members to efficiently conduct essential business. Register to attend using the link below, and you will [...] Read more
MESERB news release: Municipal wastewater facilities aid in COVID-19 research initiative
For immediate release
Contact: Julie Liew
ST. PAUL— The Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB), a municipal joint powers organization with more than 50 member cities, sanitary districts and public utilities commissions that own and operate wastewater treatment [...] Read more
Upcoming MESERB events to be held online
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to switch our planned in-person summer events to a virtual format using Zoom. Our previously scheduled two-day in-person annual meeting will now be condensed to a 90 minute virtual meeting on June [...] Read more
UMD seeks facilities to participate in COVID-19 wastewater study
The University of Minnesota Duluth Medical School is launching a study to track the prevalence of COVID-19 by monitoring at wastewater facilities across the state. Recent studies in the Netherlands have shown that COVID-19 can be detected in wastewater. To [...] Read more