Wastewater & Water News & Events



Consolidating wastewater surveillance

Minnesota Department of Health and the University of Minnesota’s Medical School are consolidating all wastewater monitoring in the state through the CDC’s National Wastewater Surveillance System.

September 21, 2023

Ring lost in sewer reunited with owner

In March, crews working on a piece of machinery at the Rogers Wastewater Treatment Plant spotted a sparkle coming from the muck. It turned out to be a lost diamond ring.

May 17, 2023

Discovery of diamond ring was a longshot

The discovery of a diamond ring in some wastewater solids at the Rogers Wastewater Treatment Plant in March was like finding a needle in a haystack.

April 12, 2023