Above and beyond. Quick thinking and actions by wastewater treatment operators in Orr, Minn., prevented major upset to the city's wastewater treatment system in the wake of a business fire.
A sustained and collaborative effort by residents, farmers, state and local governments, and other stakeholders has resulted in improved water quality in Waverly Lake.
The MPCA doesn't only identify contaminated waters in need of restoration. It also calls out areas with excellent water quality that we must protect to keep healthy.
Cities and ag stakeholders are getting together to find ways to improve water quality in the Minnesota River.
This holiday season, prevent costly sewer clogs by keeping grease out of sinks and by not flushing disposable wipes.
Efforts by local residents and partners to improve water quality in Plum Creek have paid off — the stream is now meeting water quality standards that it previously failed to meet.
The MPCA weighed options and sought public input before selecting remedies for three contaminated sites on the Duluth waterfront. Project design will now begin.
Unsuspecting homeowners everywhere are falling victim to vampires…energy vampires! Find out how to slay these energy vampires by turning off electronic devices that keep drawing power even when they are turned off.
The 19th Annual Road Salt Symposium looked at protecting lakes and streams from chloride pollution while keeping ice off roads and sidewalks.
The MPCA installed 44 new air-quality monitors in Minneapolis and St. Paul neighborhoods last spring, and are reporting their findings to date at upcoming community meetings.
The MPCA, Olmsted County, and Oronoco Township organized a cleanup to collect salvage yard waste that flooding had washed into the Zumbro River.
With help from an MPCA grant, Mississippi Park Connection aims to plant 15,000 trees in the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area.
A gathering in Morris celebrated the good work of volunteers in the MPCA's citizen water monitoring programs.
Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan and MPCA Commissioner Laura Bishop congratulated ten-year-old Numa Zahra for her climate activism today at the MPCA offices in St. Paul.