Cities, businesses are targets of maverick Minnesota lawyers looking for wastewater polluters

It’s a litigious world out there. Even more so in Minnesota lately with regard to water discharged into rivers and streams by cities, small towns, and businesses. In question are the requirements of the federal Clean Water Act, and when water discharged is out of compliance, the penalties can add up fast. And one lawyer

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How does Minot’s water taste? Unbearable Says One, Others Disagree

For one citizen with a taste experience from other places, Minot’s water taste rates ‘unbearable’. Yikes. But others who’ve been here longer say it tastes fine. Apparently, it’s just a matter of taste. For the rest of the story on where Minot’s water starts before it finds your glass, check out the story linked below

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Read Now: City of Minot on Mandatory Water Restriction

Users of Minot’s municipal water are being instructed to restrict water usage. This restriction is for any outdoor use such as lawn watering or car washing. Effective Friday, May 20th, this restriction will include, in addition to lawn watering and personal car washing, any commercial car washing or irrigation use. Failure to comply with the

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Sen. Hoeven Announces $6 Million FEMA Grant for Minot’s Water Treatment Flood Protection

— Official News Release, Senator Hoeven — Senator John Hoeven today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $6,093,613 grant to the City of Minot to help build a floodwall and other infrastructure for Minot’s Water Treatment Plant to protect the plant and keep it functioning during a flood. The plant

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Why Dump Treated Wastewater When You Could Make Beer With It?

If we can turn sewage into drinking water and then into beer, it begs the question — why are we pumping our used fracking water underground? 😀

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Water Treatment Plant Flood Walls Moving Forward

Flood protection walls for the water treatment plant and nearby pump station are being advanced through the City’s planning stages. This project is separate from the overall flood protection plan for Minot, but it is an important first step.

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