The Twin Cities Cluster and Regional Sewer Systems

Mar 10

The Twin Cities Cluster and Regional Sewer Systems

Lake Elmo, located in the Twin Cities metropolitan area of Minnesota, is a municipality with a population of just over 8,000.  Regional sewer was not available to Lake Elmo until 1992. Before then, the entire community was served by onsite wastewater systems.  The community believed that along with regional sewer came high-density development to pay for the high...

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The Twin Cities Rising and Thriving Infrastructure

Nov 19

The Twin Cities Rising and Thriving Infrastructure

The Minneapolis and St. Paul Metropolitan region has put in place a plan to better the community and future residents for years to come.  The initiative is called ThriveMSP. The cities are adapting to infrastructure growth and changes by proactively securing the welfare of its region. Over the next thirty years, the projected growth is 824,000 residents, two-thirds...

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Minneapolis Strategies for Flow Equalization

Nov 03

Minneapolis Strategies for Flow Equalization

Flow equalization is basically storing wastewater generated over a period of time to spread the flow out more evenly for a day or week. It is the start of managing treatment efficiency in the system. The desired flow rate – or daily loading – is determined by the use pattern and levels, and the ability of the final soil treatment unit to accept the wastewater. In...

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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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