How Much Water Do We Use In The Twin Cities?Most of that water is used by power plants to generate power. Slightly more than a quarter goes to public water systems.
Shopping Excelsior For Holiday GiftsCharming Excelsior has plenty of holiday gift options.
U Researchers Creating Method To Break Down Drugs In Wastewater University of Minnesota researchers are developing a way to better foresee how drugs break down in wastewater.
Blaine Officials Say Water Issue Was Caused By Power FailureIt's like déjà vu all over again for residents in Blaine on Monday after problems with the city's water system have shut down schools there for the second time this year.
Boil Order Issued In Blaine As Water Service ReturnsResidents in Blaine found themselves without water service Sunday morning, and city officials say it was due to a computer glitch.
Dayton Wants Minnesotans To Think About Their Daily Water UsageGov. Mark Dayton is asking Minnesotans to take a Water Stewardship Pledge, and to rethink how water affects their daily lives and how they use it.
Grants Given To Help Great Lakes CitiesThe federal government is handing out $2 million to cities along the Great Lakes to cut down storm water runoff and improve water quality at beaches.
Report: 5,000 Gallons Of Sewage Spills Into Steele Co. LakeClean up is underway after Steele County officials say 5,000 gallons of sewage spilled into a lake.
Minnesotans To Bring Fresh Water To Flint, MichiganThe group RiseUp Minnesota is working to bring a U-Haul truck full of water to the Boys and Girls Club in Flint, Michigan.
Groundwater Contamination Concerns Growing In Central MinnesotaGroundwater contamination is a rapidly growing concern among Minnesota scientists. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency said up to 60 percent of groundwater monitoring wells sampled in central Minnesota are contaminated with nitrate.
Gov. Dayton: Water Summit Will Focus On Solutions, Not BlameGov. Mark Dayton is asking the 800 people slated to attend his first Governor's Water Summit on Saturday to be ready to talk about solutions instead of blame for the problems facing Minnesota's lakes, rivers and drinking water. Dayton picked nine broad topics he wants the summit to address, his office announced Wednesday.