Rates, Services, and Education

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Rates

The Current Sewer Rates are adopted for the years 2016 through 2021.  A wastewater rates study is conducted every 6 years by a third party to establish sewer rates through Resolution as adopted by City Council.  The most recent Wastewater Rates and Fees Study outlines how wastewater rates are established using available water and wastewater data.


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Tours

Tours are welcomed and available at the Water Reclamation Plant for all age groups and interest levels. Please call 507-328-2650 to set up a date and time for your tour. Tours will last anywhere from 1 hour to 2 hours depending on age, interest, and background.

RV Dump

The RV dump is located on the furthest south end of the  Water Reclamation Plant property along 37th street outside of the secured gate area to allow access during closed hours.  The RV dump is open 24 hours a day in spring, summer, and fall months.  The RV dump is closed during winter months.  A fee of $1.00 is charged for using the RV dump facility.  Only RV's are to dump at the dump station.  A non-potable water source is available to rinse out your tank.  A hose for the dump connection must be supplied by the user.  

Septage Receiving

Septage receiving is available at the Water Reclamation Plant inside the secured gate area.  Septage receiving rates can be found below under the Rates section.  Only certified haulers approved by the Water Reclamation Plant may use the septage receiving station to dispose of septic tank, holding tank, or other approved wastes.  The Water Reclamation Plant accepts wastes from outside city limits only if pre-approved by the plant manager.  All who use the septage receiving station must fill out the appropriate forms at the Administration Building for each time of use.

FOG Receiving Station

A new Fats, Oils, and Grease FOG receiving station is available at the Water Reclamation Plant inside the secured gate area.  Only certified haulers approved by the Water Reclamation Plant may use the FOG receiving station to dispose of grease interceptor waste or high strength waste.  The Water Reclamation Plant accepts wastes from outside city limits only if pre-approved by the plant manager.  All who use the FOG receiving station must fill out the appropriate forms at the Administration Building for each time of use.


Educational Information

Water Environment Federation (WEF)
Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) 
National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Minnesota Environmental Science and Economic Review Board (MESERB)
Minnesota Wastewater Operators Association (MWOA)
Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA)


Publications by WRP Staff

What Every Operator Should Know About Future Limits
What Every Operator Should Know About Energy Management
What Every Operator Should Know About Process Efficiency
Bio-P at the Water Reclamation Plant
Combined Heat and Power at the Water Reclamation Plant