The Waterline: Drinking Water Protection: EH - Minnesota Department of Health

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The Waterline is a quarterly newsletter for water operators, city officials, and others interested in news related to public water systems in Minnesota. The Waterline includes updates on training sessions along with a registration form for various operator schools as well as feature stories of interest to those in the drinking-water profession.

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  • Summer 2018
    • Water in Southeastern Minnesota: Rochester and Austin
    • Lewis & Clark Summary
    • Summit Brewery Starts with the Water
    • We Are Water MN Visits the Capitol
    • Invisible Heroes Videos Highlight Drinking Water Providers
    • Jim Sloan Retires/Mark Sloan Dies

Waterline Feature Stories

Past Issues of the Waterline: Index of Archived Materials

  • Spring 2018
    • Innovative New Water Plant in St. Martin the Result of Community Commitment
    • Golden Valley Survives Contractor Accident without Water Disruption
    • Retirements/Changes at Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Rural Water Association
    • The Latest on Lewis & Clark
    • Water Bar Opens New Storefront
    • Operator Training News
  • 2017-2018 Winter
    • Plate Settlers Clean Up Ortonville Water
    • Lake Elmo Wins State Fair Taste Test
    • Lessons Learned in Blaine
    • Water and Sports
    • Good News and Bad News on the Bottled Water Ban in National Parks
    • Minnesota Department of Health Profile: Anna Arkin
  • 2017 Fall
    • Highway 53 Rerouting Includes Impact on Virginia Water Supply
    • Lewis & Clark Project Gets Needed Funding (and update on Luverne shrimp)
    • Safe Drinking Water Week in Minnesota
    • Bloomington Wins Hydrant Hysteria Competition
  • 2017 Summer
    • Shoreview Thrives with New Water Plant
    • Water May Bring Shrimp to Luverne
    • Governor Dayton and Clean Drinking Water Starts with Me! Poster Contest - and 25 by '25
    • Slovenija Declares Water a Human Right
    • Dan Boyce of East Grand Forks Retires
    • Osseo Water Tower May Be Placed on Historic Register
    • Water Bar Coming to the State Fair
    • 2017 Spring
      • Clean Water Mural Unveiled in Minneapoli
      • Lewis & Clark Project Moving through Minnesota
      • St. Cloud Recognized for Source Water Protection Projects
      • Ellingboe Takes over as ASDWA President
      • Effluent to Beer
      • MDH Drafts Interconnection Policy
      • Three Minnesotans on Blue Ribbon Commission for On-Site Non-Potable Systems
  • 2016-2017 Winter
    • Metro School to Feature Stand-Alone Exam Prep for Class A & B Licenses
    • Lewis & Clark Project Reaches Magnolia
    • St. Cloud Sweeps Doubleheader in State Fair Taste Test
    • Deaths in the Water Industry
    • Minnesota AWWA Holds 100th Annual Conference
    • New Brighton Still Facing, Overcoming Water Challenges
    • New Coliform Sample Drop-off Site in International Falls
  • 2016 Fall
    • Smithsonian Institution Water/Ways Opens in Minnesota
    • Bacteriological Sampling Plan Requirements and Guidance
    • Kris Wenner Joins MDH
    • Bloomington Kicks Glass at AWWA
    • Clean Water Fund Water Reuse Project Seeking Stakeholder Input
    • Larry Cole, Formerly of Minneapolis Water Works, Dies
  • 2016 Summer
    • Governor's Water Summit
    • MDH Roots: Still Planted
    • Flint Still a Hot Topic
    • Metro School Moving Back to Earle Brown Heritage Center
    • Lewis & Clark Rumble Along
    • MDH Review Prompts Changes to Water Sampling Procedures
    • Poster Contest Draws More than 1,600 Entries
  • 2016 Spring
    • Governor Dayton Calls for Water Quality Summit
    • Water Situation in Flint, Michigan
    • Rochester Public Utilities Solves Messy Problem in Economical and Environmentally Friendly Way
    • Cook Mayor and Council Work for Free to Keep Water Rates from Rising
    • Accidental Chlorine Release Emergency Notifications
    • What's New with Lewis & Clark?
    • Smithsonian Exhibit on Water Coming to Minnesota
  • 2015-2016 Winter
    • Minneapolis Institute of Art Decorates Water Towers
    • Water Success Stories
    • Mobile Art Lab Focuses on Water
    • MDH Lab Reprocessing Water Samples
    • Important News about 2016 Metro District School
  • 2015 Fall
    • Governor Dayton Announces Drinking Water Annual Report
    • Metro Transit Helps Saints Save Water in New Ballpark
    • Lewis & Clark Project Reaches Minnesota
    • Cold Spring Hailed for Its Communications
    • Important News about 2016 Metro District School
    • Water Reuse in Minnesota
Updated Monday, May 14, 2018 at 08:59AM