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Posted on: March 17, 2021

State-funded, City-facilitated “Ion Exchange” Water Treatment Pilot Study Shows Promising Results

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In early 2020, the City partnered with the State and Minneapolis-based Stantec to test a resin-based water treatment system to remove PFAS from water. The $800,000 study is fully funded through the 3M Settlement; researchers are about halfway through the ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Important Public Works Dates to Keep in Mind

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Street Sweeping, Week of April 5 - Crews will begin sweeping streets the week of April 5, weather permitting. Please sweep sand from your boulevards on to the street before crews come through, and make sure you park your vehicles in your driveways.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

City’s Spring Cleanup Event is Back; Get Ready for May 1st!

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You may want to take out more than the papers this spring, and if you’ve got some hard-to-get-rid-of trash, we’ve got good news for you! The Public Works Department will take that trash off your hands. Bring it to the Public Works Gara...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Nationally, Catalytic Converter Theft is on the Rise

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Thousands of catalytic converters are stolen every day in the U.S. and we’re investigating cases right her in Cottage Grove as well. We’re joining the International Association of Auto Theft Investigators (IAATI) and the Institute of S...

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