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Coon Rapids 4th Of July (slide)

COON RAPIDS 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION (JULY 2-4 2017)

LOCATED ON THE GROUNDS OF THE COON RAPIDS ICE CENTER. FEATURING: CARVIVAL MIDWAY, CAR SHOW, MUSIC,  PARADE, AND THE FIREWORKS BEGINS AT 10PM ON THE 4TH.

Tim Kelly Wins the 2017 APWA Water Resources Award

COON CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT WINS NATIONAL AWARD

TIM KELLY, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COON CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT WAS AWARDED THE AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOCIATION 2017 PROFESSIONAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR IN WATER MANAGEMENT. THIS AWARD RECOGNIZES THE DISTRICT’S EXCEPTIONAL MANAGEMENT, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE COON CREEK WATERSHED RESOURCES.

Its Your Well Water - Test It

TEST THE SAFETY OF YOUR HOME WELL WATER FOR ARSENIC

OVER 8% OF ANOKA COUNTY HOME WELLS HAVE BEEN FOUND TO CONTAIN ARSENIC ABOVE THE SAFE DRINKING WATER STANDARD. DO YOU KNOW THE ARSENIC CONCENTRATION IN YOUR PRIVATE WELL? CALL ANOKA COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES TO GET A TESTING KIT 763-422-7063

Anoka County Well & Septic Loan Program

LOANS AVAILABLE FOR WELL AND SEPTIC FIX-UPS – CALL 763-323-5682

ANOKA COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT HAS LOW-INTEREST LOANS TO REPAIR OR REPLACE SEPTIC SYSTEMS AND PRIVATE WELLS (PROTECTING WATER QUALITY). CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION. *SEALING ABANDONED WELLS QUALIFIES FOR A LOAN.

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WHY WAIT FOR EARTH DAY? | ADOPT-A-POND OR STORM DRAIN TODAY

IF YOU PICK UP TRASH WHILE ON A WALK – CONSIDER ADOPTING A POND OR STORM DRAIN. COMMUNITIES HAVE PLANS TO PREVENT POLLUTION FROM DAMAGING LOCAL WATERS. CONTACT YOUR CITY PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT -OR- WATERSHED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Minnesota Master Naturalist Program promotes awareness, understanding, and stewardship of our natural environment by developing a corps of well-informed citizens dedicated to conservation education and service within their communities.

PROMOTING STEWARDSHIP OF OUR NATURAL ENVIRONMENT

MASTER NATURALISTS PROMOTE STEWARDSHIP THROUGH WELL-INFORMED CITIZENS DEDICATED TO EDUCATION AND SERVICE WITHIN THEIR COMMUNITY. ADULTS WHO ENJOY LEARNING AND SHARING KNOWLEDGE WITH OTHERS CAN BE A MASTER NATURALIST.  CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION (888-241-4532).

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TYPO & MARTIN LAKE ROUGH FISH BARRIERS

FOUR NEW CARP BARRIERS – IN AND AROUND TYPO AND MARTIN LAKES – WERE DEDICATED IN OCTOBER. THE SUNRISE RIVER WATERSHED MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION LEAD THE PROJECT TO PRESERVE LAKE QUALITY AND NATURAL RESOURCES. FUNDING FOR THE PROJECT WAS PROVIDED BY THE MINNESOTA CLEAN LAND & WATER LEGACY PROGRAM.

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DO YOU KNOW YOUR ARSENIC NUMBER? CALL 763-422-7063 TO FIND OUT

ARSENIC IS BEING DISCOVERED AT UNSAFE LEVELS IN  1-IN-5 PRIVATE WATER WELLS. IN ANOKA COUNTY IT’S ABOUT 1-IN-10. CONTACT ANOKA COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (763-422-7063) TO LEARN HOW TO TEST YOUR WELL FOR ARSENIC.

Wellhead Protection Area

WELLHEAD PROTECTION FOR SAFE DRINKING WATER

WELLHEAD PROTECTION IS A COMMUNITY EFFORT TO PREVENT WATER POLLUTION BEFORE IT CAN REACH PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY WELLS. STOPPING GROUNDWATER POLLUTION NEAR A COMMUNITY WELL PROTECTS EVERYONES DRINKING WATER. ARE YOU IN A WELLHEAD PROTECTION AREA? CALL YOUR WATER SUPPLIER FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Coon Creek Watershed District - Education Grant Program

COON CREEK WATERSHED – DEMONSTRATION & EDUCATION GRANTS

THE COON CREEK WATERSHED DISTRICT (763-755-0975, www.cooncreekwd.org) HAS MONIES TO HELP CREATE AN INFORMED PUBLIC. DEMONSTRATION GRANTS DISPLAY INNOVATIVE METHODS TO DEAL WITH STORMWATER. EDUCATION GRANTS PROVIDE MATERIALS FOR PROJECTS THAT ENGAGE RESIDENTS AND STUDENTS IN WATER QUALITY AND CONSERVATION.

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