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Posts by tag: Metropolitan Council Environment Services

Reclaiming Water

Posted on October 1, 2009, in Ag Innovation News

Nothing can be sustained without water, including industry. Once considered a free and unlimited resource, water is now a limited resource in many parts of the United States, forcing communities and industries to conserve and recycle water. Minnesota, fortunately, has not faced water shortages like California and Florida. But some Minnesota regions do have limited […]

Water not wasted

Posted on January 1, 2009, in Ag Innovation News

St. Paul, Minn. — In the “Land of 10,000 Lakes,” water resources are a growing concern as Minnesota’s industrial, economic development and environmental interests sometimes collide. Using treated municipal wastewater or “reclaimed water” instead of fresh groundwater for nonpotable industrial uses might be a cost-effective solution. Minnesota’s nearly 600 municipal treatment plants can process about […]

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