Suburbanization challenged the hard-won gains in regional water quality improvement that the sewage treatment plant had provided, and by the late 1950s water quality was again declining. 680 more words
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Twin Cities has had a long history of attempting to manage its abundant water resources, and its evolving strategies reflect shifts in policy approaches concerning public health and environmental protection. 644 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is calling for a “do not flush” warning on so-called “flushable” sanitary wipes.
This comes after years of complaints that the wipes are clogging local sewer systems. 59 more words
EDMONTON — Now three years behind schedule, the City of Edmonton will need an additional $6.4 million to complete work on its Mill Woods flood mitigation project. 412 more words
“Shorter showers, more efficient toilets and other reductions in indoor water usage have meant less wastewater flowing through sewer pipes, sanitation officials say. With less flow to flush the solids down the system, those solids are collecting and can eventually damage pipes.” 367 more words