Wastewater Treatment Plant Monitoring and Assessment


Image of the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant outfallMCES monitors the quality of the treated wastewater that is discharged from its seven Twin Cities Metropolitan Area wastewater treatment plants.  Effluent toxicity-testing is conducted regularly to meet National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requirements, and to assess the quality of treated wastewater discharged into Metropolitan Area rivers.  Groundwater monitoring is also conducted at several wastewater treatment plants.
View map of MCES wastewater treatment plant locations (pdf).

Data & Report Requests

    Older reports not available on our web site may be obtained by emailing a request to MCES