The Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB) is a municipal joint powers organization dedicated to the research, study and analysis of water quality issues important to Minnesota communities.

PFA releases draft 2019 Project Priority Lists for wastewater & drinking water

by MESERB Communications • September 7, 2018

Public Facilities Authority (PFA) recently released drafts of the Intended Use Plans (IUPs) which identify projects and activities that the PFA plans to fund from the Clean Water Revolving Fund and the Drinking Water Revolving Fund in 2019. These IUPs [...] Read more

MESERB to host meeting on ‘Wastewater Permitting: Solutions to Address Chloride & Other Salty Parameters’

by MESERB Communications • August 21, 2018

Public works directors, wastewater operators and other city officials are invited to this informational meeting and discussion to learn about some of the concerns MESERB has identified in regard to Minnesota Pollution Control Agency permit limits related to chloride and/or [...] Read more

Sulfate and municipal wastewater: Study confirms lack of affordable technology

by MESERB Communications • August 13, 2018

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently circulated a two-page summary of the Bolton & Menk study analyzing alternatives for sulfate in Municipal Wastewater treatment. The study acknowledges the challenge of removing sulfate.  Reverse osmosis is the only method [...] Read more