Contaminated Water in Minneapolis

Sep 17

Contaminated Water in Minneapolis

Parts of Minneapolis are under a boil order due to a water main break. Water tests had proved that there was possible E. coli contamination. Chlorine has been added to the water to combat possible contamination. Minneapolis, like the rest of the country has had several sewer and water main breaks this year. The best way to prevent these is to have sewer pipelining...

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Most of Minneapolis’ pipes are reaching a century old!

Jul 31

Most of Minneapolis’ pipes are reaching a century old!

Most of Minneapolis’ pipes are reaching a century old! The city’s first pipes were built between the years 1870 to 1920; including the water main built in 1889 that broke and sent 90,000 gallons of water cascading through the streets of downtown. This made city history for the second significant water main break from the last one 40 years ago.  Most of...

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