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August 24, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Tanks located at the Willmar Wastewater Treatment Plant are shown Wednesday. A committee of the Willmar City Council heard a proposal this week for construction of a waste bioconversion facility at or near the plant.
Willmar committee hears proposal to convert waste to energy
August 24, 2016 - 7:21pm
January 25, 2016
The current Grove City wastewater treatment facility, which includes this oval-shaped oxidation ditch system, is failing and will be replaced with a new system during a two-year, $12.8 million construction project. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
Grove City prepares for $12.8M infrastructure project
January 25, 2016 - 12:05am
August 19, 2014
State considers BNSF wastewater discharge permit
August 19, 2014 - 11:03pm
June 17, 2014
Kazem Oskoui, Clark Engineering Corporation, holds a jar of untreated leachate, on the left, and a jar of leachate after it was treated through a filtering system he has engineered. The equipment is being used during a two-week pilot project at the Kandiyohi County landfill to determine if the system can adequately treat millions of gallons of water that seeps from the landfill each year. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Pilot project under way at landfill to test new leachate treatment
June 17, 2014 - 11:18pm
April 30, 2014
Upgrading infrastructure: USDA providing $2.9M funding package for Maynard
April 30, 2014 - 11:27pm
April 17, 2014
Buffalo Lake ethanol plant’s new owners will pay penalty for previous wastewater violation
April 17, 2014 - 5:00am
August 10, 2013
Tom Templer, lift station mechanic at the Willmar Wastewater Treatment Facility, shows some the items that have been flushed and caught in the plant’s step screen equipment. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Flushable products causing clogs in sewer lines
August 10, 2013 - 1:07am
May 20, 2013
Willmar, Minn., panel nearing end of discussion about best method to increase sewer rates
May 20, 2013 - 4:42am
April 25, 2013
Finance Committee continues wastewater rate increase discussion
April 25, 2013 - 11:46pm
February 1, 2013
The city’s $83-million wastewater treatment plant and conveyance system went into operation in the fall of 2010. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
City considers wastewater rate hikes
February 1, 2013 - 10:59pm
October 16, 2010
New facility has benefits for community
October 16, 2010 - 10:07am
An aerial photo shows the overall layout of the new wastewater treatment facility for the City of Willmar and the Eagle Lake Sewer District. The $86.2 million facility is located west of the city, as opposed to the old site, located on the east side of town near the Kandi Mall and a residential area.
A breath of fresh air
October 16, 2010 - 10:05am
October 7, 2010
Loan change OK'd to decommission wastewater facilities
October 7, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Editorial: New city wastewater treatment plant is good one
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2010
Tom Crouse, right, an operations and maintenance specialist with Donohue and Associates, demonstrates a test Tuesday for mixed liquor and suspended solids in the laboratory at Willmar's new wastewater treatment plant. Members of the City Council's Public Works/Safety Committee, top, toured the facility. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Officials tour city's new treatment plant; public gets a look Oct. 22
September 16, 2010 - 12:00am
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