Minnesota Flooding and Sewers- like Oil and Water, Do Not Mix

Oct 23

Minnesota Flooding and Sewers- like Oil and Water, Do Not Mix

Neighborhoods in Minnesota have had their fair share of rain events, causing massive flooding to homes. While the most recent heavy rain created a significant challenge for the city’s infrastructure, flooding has been an issue that has been ongoing. The heavy rain has resulted in widespread flooding in several counties and caused a number of sewer backups....

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Minnesota Neighborhoods Suffer Impasse: Street Flooding, High Winds, Damaged Infrastructures

Jul 12

Minnesota Neighborhoods Suffer Impasse: Street Flooding, High Winds, Damaged Infrastructures

Severe summer storms have been wide-ranging across many cities, including the neighborhoods in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Residents of the Twin Cities and other communities have spent many days cleaning up debris and repairing damaged roofs due to the recent flooding and structure damage from high winds and heavy rains.  Hundreds of other households, mostly to the...

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Matt’s Plumbing Solutions: Minnesota’s Front Runner

Apr 27

Matt’s Plumbing Solutions: Minnesota’s Front Runner

If you live in Minnesota, there’s a plumber you should know of. Matt’s Plumbing Solutions services Minneapolis, St. Paul and surrounding areas throughout the state. He is highly favored for his expertise and level of understanding when plumbing services are required. Matt has skillful mastery in both home and business plumbing solutions for bathroom and kitchen...

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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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Citizen Lake Monitoring Programs in Minnesota

Jan 05

Citizen Lake Monitoring Programs in Minnesota

Minnesota’s water has come a long way from the days when raw sewage flowed untreated into rivers as a matter of course. However, there is still a lot of work to be done to restore the impaired lakes, rivers, and streams in the state. Land use is a major factor in the current water quality problems — agricultural drainage, urban and rural runoff, and erosion...

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Minnesota’s Safety Guidelines for Recreation on Ice

Dec 21

Minnesota’s Safety Guidelines for Recreation on Ice

In Minnesota there are some guidelines and advisories that remain, year after year, as a rule of thumb for keeping safe when bodies of water are covered with ice.  Ice is seldom the same thickness over a single body of water; it can be two feet thick in one place and one inch thick a few yards away. Check the ice at least every 150 feet. Something you can do to...

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