News Releases: September 2015

Studies identify water quality problems, remedies for Valley Branch watershed Monday, September 28, 2015

In-depth monitoring and analysis has identified high levels of bacteria and phosphorus in some bodies of water in the Valley Branch watershed, including Kelle’s Creek in Afton and Sunfish Lake in Lake Elmo.

It’s SepticSmart Week: Keep Jack Frost from nipping at your septic system Thursday, September 24, 2015

This time of year, families with septic systems should take precautions to prevent costly septic system problems during the winter.

Minnesota wetlands are healthy overall, but suffering in some regions Thursday, September 24, 2015

Two new reports look at the quality of vegetation in the more than 10 million acres of wetlands in Minnesota.