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Sanitary Sewer System Maintenance

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The City of Maple Grove has more than 300 miles of sanitary sewer pipe in its wastewater collection system serving over 22,000 homes and businesses.  The importance of maintaining this system in a safe efficient operating condition cannot be understated. … Continue reading

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Residential Winter Snow Removal Tips

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In Minnesota’s winter months, snow and ice can prove to be anything from a nuisance to a hazard. Between snowstorms and freezing temperatures, we often seek relief from salt to make driveways and sidewalks more accessible. It’s important to keep … Continue reading

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You can help improve the water quality in our lakes

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Have you ever heard the phrase “every curb is a shoreline”? It means our surface water runoff from rain, snow, sleet, or other precipitation will eventually drain to a lake. Often times, precipitation reaches our lakes by draining from our … Continue reading

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Groundwater

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There is Water Underground When you hear the term “groundwater,” what do you think? Perhaps you picture an underground lake in a cavern somewhere or possibly a subterranean river. Maybe you think of that glass of water you knocked over … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Traffic, Part 2

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The speed of traffic in our neighborhoods, where we and our families drive, walk and play, is a recurring topic of discussion, especially over the non-winter months when the roads are clear and neighbors and children are out walking or … Continue reading

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