Wastewater & Water News

Protecting our health and water quality

365 days a year, 24 hours a day, through the COVID-19 pandemic, Metropolitan Council Environmental Services workers are on the job to protect public health and environment.

Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Helping businesses conserve water

Businesses seeking to save money by conserving water and reducing wastewater discharges, energy use, or industrial waste: apply to the Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP) Intern Program.

Date: Friday, February 14, 2020

Videos explore what to expect during sewer construction

In cities across the region, we are repairing or replacing aging sewer pipes and upgrading treatment plants. Take a humorous look at what you might experience near a construction site.

Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Council approves 2020 wastewater rates

The municipal wastewater charge will rise 3.6% overall, although any given city or town’s charge will vary based on its flow relative to total regional flow volume.

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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