Improvements to Water Pipes: Minneapolis and St. Paul

Jun 16

Improvements to Water Pipes: Minneapolis and St. Paul

St. Paul is one of the many cities taking impactful measures in the prevention and reduction of lead levels in pipelines. It is expected that the city will have the last lead pipes out within 20 years, as research shows there is no safe level of lead.  The Utility plant has worked to actively raise the water’s pH level allowing a thin coat of scale to form...

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St. Paul’s Spring Events and Outdoor Cleanup

Apr 22

St. Paul’s Spring Events and Outdoor Cleanup

Minnesota, spring is here and there are some fun events for you to participate in! The Thomas Irvine Dodge Nature Center is inviting garden enthusiasts to showcase spring and summer flower gardens that visitors to the nature center can revel in. This volunteer project will involve some clean-up, weeding, mulching, rock formatting, and some planting. This event will...

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The Twin Cities Outline for Solar Advancements

Apr 19

The Twin Cities Outline for Solar Advancements

When strolling through downtown St. Paul, you will witness numerous corroborations on behalf of sustainability. The range of progression includes sewer rehabilitations, throughout the city, renovations of large-scale buildings, complexes and district systems.  After being awarded a $1 million grant, St. Paul is embarking on a project which will install solar thermal...

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Itasca State Park and Small Town Sewer Proposals

Apr 12

Itasca State Park and Small Town Sewer Proposals

Itasca State Park located in Park Rapids, established in 1891, is Minnesota’s oldest state park.  It attracts more than 500,000 visits annually. Today, the park totals more than 32,000 acres and includes more than 100 lakes.   As the city celebrates 125 years of Minnesota State Parks and Trails, it has also begun surveying infrastructure upgrades and...

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Updating and Rehabilitating Wayzata’s Infrastructure

Oct 19

Updating and Rehabilitating Wayzata’s Infrastructure

Residents of Wayzata, the city is in the process of finishing infrastructure construction projects and sewer pipeline repairs.  Ferndale Road South and West and Gardner Street will be fully reconstructed. Edgewood Court, Bovey Road, Ferndale Woods Road, and Beaver Dam Street work will involve the removal and replacement of the existing pavement surface only, with...

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Sewer and Water 101

Jul 18

Sewer and Water 101

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the Country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some Cities that have separate sewer systems...

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