2015 Utility Rate Survey Deadline is Approaching

The deadline for completing the 14th annual North Central Utility Rate Survey questionnaire is March 27, 2015. The digital and print versions of the survey were sent out in February. Each year, AE2S Nexus conducts a survey of water, wastewater, stormwater, and solid waste utility rates throughout the region consisting of Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, … Read more

Federal Government Announces New Infrastructure Funding & Water Finance Center at USEPA

The federal government says an estimated 237,600 watermains break every year, and America loses more than 46 billion gallons of water per day through leaking pipes. Furthermore, the nation needs $600 billion in investments in water infrastructure over the next 20 years to keep the nation’s faucets flowing and source waters clean. In an effort … Read more

MN Municipal Wastewater Facilities to Benefit from Federal Grant

The Minnesota Department of Commerce recently announced that it is one of eight recipients of the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Opportunities for Innovative Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Practices” grants. The $279,432 grant will be used to decrease energy use at municipal wastewater facilities in the State and identify potential opportunities for renewable energy generation. … Read more