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Permeable pavements, also known as porous pavements, are one of the many tools water management staff use to capture and treat stormwater runoff.

Protect your Septic System this Winter

Permeable pavements, also known as porous pavements, are one of the many tools water management staff use to capture and treat stormwater runoff.

H2YOU Booth At Local Events

2018 Events STOP BY THE H2YOU BOOTH AT ONE OF THESE LOCAL EVENTS TO GET YOUR CLEAN WATER PHOTO TAKEN AND PICK UP A BINGO CARD! March 10th – CMBA Home Show April 20th –…

Pavement That Protects Water

Carver County Water Management Org. Water Column Here is a fun water riddle: what consists of a mixture of tar and holes, protects lakes and rivers from pollution, and also prevents slippery icy surfaces in…

Winter Driving

Winter Driving Frigid temperatures, icy roads, and blowing snow can be hard on drivers’ nerves—and their vehicles—in the winter.  When the mercury plunges, fuel efficiency can fall 20% or more and air pollution can increase. Hybrids fare even worse—their…

Medication Drop Boxes Added

Seven additional medication drop-off disposal boxes have been installed in Central Minnesota police departments. With these additional seven, a medication drop box is now located in every police department in Stearns County but St. Cloud….

Protect Your Young Trees this Winter

By Beth Berlin, University of Minnesota Extension Due to the mild late fall weather there is still time to protect your trees from winter damage. Young, thin skinned trees like maples, linden, honey locust, crabapple,…

Lake Turnover

Carver County Water Management Org. Water Column While swimming in one of our many Minnesota lakes in the summer, if you let your feet hang down, you may notice that as you get deeper, the…

Last Lawn Care Before Snow

By Beth Berlin, University of Minnesota Extension ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Although your grass may not have grown much over the past few weeks, proper lawn care before the snow flies is important for long…

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