Tag: water

East Central Regional Water Looking to Connect Water Supply Into Minnesota Along HWY 75 Corridor

Halstad, MN — The East Central Regional Water District is hosting a pair of public informational meetings in the coming days to provide more information about their proposed plan to bring rural water service to the communities along the Highway 75 corridor in Polk, Norman, and Clay County. East Central Regional Water started in 1971…
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February 18, 2022 0

City of Shelly Currently Without Water

Shelly, MN — The city of Shelly is currently without water and will likely be without it for at least another day as they work to address the situation. Shelly Mayor Ron Cakebread indicated that it appears a pipe burst near the city water tower. The city of Shelly will continue to provide updates for…
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February 2, 2022 0

LPA School Water Situation Update

R&J Broadcasting News team caught up with Craig Bahr, Lake Park Audubon School Principal, who talks about how the school is dealing with the “boil-water warning” in Audubon.


January 7, 2022 0

International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board

The International Joint Commission, through the Water Levels Committee (WLC) associated with the International Rainy-Lake of the Woods Watershed Board, works to secure to the people of Canada and the United States the most advantageous use of the waters of Rainy Lake and the Namakan Chain of Lakes for the combined purposes of navigation, sanitation, domestic…
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September 16, 2021 0

Water Situation in Barnesville Returns to Normal with Boil Advisory Lifted and Water Tower Back Online

Barnesville, MN — Good news for Barnesville residents! The city lifted their boil water advisory on Monday afternoon after a weekend storm briefly shut down their water system. The boil water advisory was a precautionary measure that was issued after a lightning stroke caused a temporary loss of water pressure making the system susceptible for…
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August 31, 2021 0

City of Ada Bans Non-essential Outdoor Water Usage

Ada, MN — The City of Ada is stepping up their efforts to further conserve water during the ongoing drought. Previously the city had limited lawn watering to essentially every other day, but now is banning all non-essential outdoor water usage. City of Ada Public Works Director Brian Rasmusson says that includes lawn watering, filling…
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August 5, 2021 0

Enbridge, DNR Responds to Line 3 Water Use Claims by Protestors

Minnesota — Protests continue against the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline project and now Enbridge is responding to claims that they are using and displacing billions of gallons from the water systems and destroying wild rice beds in Northern Minnesota.  Paul Eberth, Director of Tribal Engagement for Enbridge, says what they DNR has permitted them to…
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July 26, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation District talk about recent drought conditions, low water levels

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The dry and drought-like conditions this summer have kept the Aitkin County Soil & Water Conservation at bay while working on other projects, after learning more from District Manager Steve Hughes recently. Hughes spoke on the dry conditions being of a historic nature. Lakes and rivers have…
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July 20, 2021 0

Dry Weather Impact on Livestock Water

Drought remains an issue across the region impacting crop growth and livestock health. High temperatures in the day paired with humidity can especially be stressful for livestock. North Dakota State University Extension Vet and Livestock Stewardship Specialist Dr. Gerald Stokka says having cattle on the pasture can fair better than those in the feedlot or…
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June 10, 2021 0

Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District talk about AIS inspectors, shoreland buffers

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/25/21) (Aitkin, MN) — With the boats in the water and the weather turning towards the summer, the Aitkin County Soil and Water Conservation District is running full steam ahead with lake inspectors, projects, and other initiatives to help land and water persevere. District Manager Steve Hughes spoke about the need…
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May 25, 2021 0