Education

Septic System Care

UNDERSTAND YOUR SYSTEM Septic systems, are soil-based treatment systems used by homes and businesses to treat and dispose of wastewater. Correctly treating and disposing of wastewater is critical to protecting public health and the environment….

Pollinator Friendly Garden

Plant a pollinator-friendly garden with a diverse variety of native plants blooming all season long. You will get both beautiful flowers and wildlife! 3 Tips for Attracting Pollinators Plant flowers native to your area. They…

Well Water Tip

Well water should be tested every year to make sure that your water is safe to drink and to ensure there are no mechanical problems with your well.  Your drinking water should be tested any…

Start Using Plain Soap

Now more than ever washing your hands is so important! Hand washing removes germs from your hands, helps you avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. But did you know that…

Community Cleanup Lifts Spirits

Minnesotans are staying at home for two weeks in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19 throughout our communities. However, as the spring sun shines and the snow melts away, many are taking advantage of…

Service, education and social distancing

Neighborhood clean-ups are a great outside activity that require very few materials, make your community safe and beautiful, teach young ones about service, provide exercise, and educate all about water pollution. This is a great…

Here’s Why There’s Water in the Street After a Rain Storm

SEH Municipal Engineer Greg Anderson is often asked, “Why does was remain on our streets after a rain storm?” There are a number of reason! Rainfall event probability, roadway speed, topography and other considerations come…

Chloride 101

Minnesota waters need a low-salt diet Minnesota has a growing salty water problem that threatens its freshwater fish and other aquatic life. Chloride from both de-icing salt  and water softener salts gets into lakes and…

Why you should care about water quality

Minnesota’s lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and groundwater are valuable public resources. In addition to being powerful symbols of our state, they provide drinking water, recreational and tourism opportunities, wildlife habitat, water for agriculture and industrial…

Pledge to Keep our water
Drinkable, Fishable, Swimmable

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Take the pledge and download our Clean Water BINGO. Play to help keep our water clean.

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