Useful Tips to Get through Cold Temperatures – Know your Plumbing and Sewer Systems

Jan 18

Useful Tips to Get through Cold Temperatures – Know your Plumbing and Sewer Systems

When winter strikes in Minneapolis and St. Paul, it can sometimes be a rude awakening for the necessities of plumbing maintenance. It makes it easier going forward into chilly weather months when you are aware of what to do to prevent a hazardous situation. Cold weather is a guarantee. Much of North America periodically experiences severe and sustained cold weather,...

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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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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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