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Well 26 still above average

November 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Well 26 is still hanging above average, according to Worthington Public Utilities (WPU) Manager Scott Hain. 

During Monday afternoon’s WPU Water and Light Commission meeting, Hain said that well 26 is currently 8.4 inches ab…continue reading on dglobe.com

Refinery fined for mishandling wastewater

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. — Regulators penalized St. Paul Park Refining Co. for improperly handling wastewater containing benzene, a hazardous liquid that could have been released from the oil refinery into the nearby Mississippi River.
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Refinery fined for mishandling wastewater

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL PARK, Minn. — Regulators penalized St. Paul Park Refining Co. for improperly handling wastewater containing benzene, a hazardous liquid that could have been released from the oil refinery into the nearby Mississippi River.
The Minnesota P…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Local wastewater treatment operators win state awards

May 30, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Denman Braun from the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District for maintaining a perfect record of compliance with the plant’s wastewater treatment permit during 2012. Continue Reading

Access to water, gas, transportation key in Grand Forks’ selection for fertilizer plant

May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – The selection of 320 acres northwest of town as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday. Continue Reading

Engineer: Bully Pulpit best spot for new wastewater facility

March 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA Although he stopped short of endorsing the plan outright, the engineer charged with making a new Medora wastewater treatment plant a reality told the City Council during its meeting Tuesday that Bully Pulpit is likely the best spot for a proposed new facility. Continue Reading

Commission approves $40 million loan for wastewater facility

November 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

With construction already underway, Dickinson took another huge step Monday toward the end result of a brand new wastewater treatment reclamation facility. Continue Reading

Medora to consider plans to remedy city’s water problems

November 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA With the replacement of its outdated wastewater treatment facilities rapidly becoming a need, members of the Medora City Council were presented three plans Wednesday evening that could remedy the community’s water issues. Continue Reading

Angry words about sewage at EGF council

October 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In a City Council work session at City Hall, a discussion about the latest idea about handling wastewater quickly turned into a finger-pointing shouting match where both sides accused the other of lying. Continue Reading

Innovative solution to sewage problem in Oil Patch allows cities to grow

September 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Developer Tom Serie could fill two 12-plex apartment buildings here tomorrow.
But a major hurdle is keeping Serie from putting a shovel in the ground: The city doesn’t have enough sewer capacity. Continue Reading