Author Archives: Public Works

Irrigation Use

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Winter is finally in the rear view mirror as we turn our attention to our yards.   The most important thing you can do to keep your lawn healthy and green is proper watering.  This can be accomplished with minimal water … Continue reading

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Water Works Wisdom

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Maple Grove is updating its Comprehensive Plan to comply with the regional plan Thrive MSP 2040, which Water Resources Policy Plan component envisions an integrated approach to planning for wastewater, water supply, and surface water management.  A local example of … Continue reading

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2016 Water Use

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Maple Grove pumped about 2,813 Million Gallons of groundwater in 2016.  The maximum day use was about 19.59 MG on July 2, 2016; the average day use was about 7.71 MG.  The summer seasonal use is estimated at about 677.50 … Continue reading

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Free Ice Water

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Those South Dakotans have a dry sense of humor, appealing to tourists with Jack-a-lope sightings, baby rattlers, and free ice water. The thought of paying for a drink of ice water has probably never crossed your mind. However, you’ve likely … Continue reading

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Maple Grove at the Minnesota State Fair

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Maple Grove took 3rd Place in a water taste test conducted by the American Water Works Association at the Minnesota State Fair on September 1, 2015.  Maple Grove was represented by Jim Sadler, Utility Supervisor, soon to be Chair Person … Continue reading

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