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THE ONLY WAY TO KNOW YOUR DRINKING WATER IS SAFE IS TO TEST IT

IF YOUR WATER COMES FROM YOUR HOME WELL – TEST ANNUALLY FOR COLIFORM BACTERIA AND NITRATE NITROGEN… AND CHECK THE LEVELS OF ARSENIC, LEAD AND MANGANESE IN YOUR DRINKING WATER.

INSPECT – CONNECT – CORRECT – SELECT

A LITTLE MAINTENANCE GOES A LONG WAY. CLOCK TIMER CONTROLLED IRRIGATION SYSTEMS USE 50% MORE WATER IF PROGRAMMED INCORRECTLY – SPRINKLER HEAD POINTED IN THE WRONG DIRECTION – LEAKING CONNECTION OR PIPES. BEFORE RAMPING UP YOUR IRRIGATION, SPRUCE UP YOUR SYSTEM.

50 YEARS OF SHORELAND MANAGEMENT IN ANOKA COUNTY

WATERBODIES ARE CLASSIFIED ON SIZE AND SENSITIVITY TO DEVELOPMENT. SHORELAND STANDARDS GUIDE LANDOWNERS IN MAINTAINING THE QUALITY OF WATER. ANOKA COUNTY CITIES AND TOWNSHIPS ADMINISTER SHORELAND MANAGEMENT.  

DISCOVER AVIATION DAYS | JUNE 1 & 2, 2019

IF IT HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH AVIATION (PILOTING AND FLYING) YOU’LL DISCOVER IT AT THE DISCOVER AVIATION DAY EVENT AT THE ANOKA COUNTY AIRPORT IN BLAINE, MN.

LIBRARIES ARE MORE RELEVANT THAN EVER BEFORE

LIBRARIES ARE DYNAMIC CENTERS FOR ENGAGEMENT THAT HELPS EVERYONE IN OUR COMMUNITY. UPCOMING PROGRAMS INCLUDE FAMILY AGING, AUTHOR FAIR AND BOARD GAME NIGHT. CHECK THE UPCOMING EVENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

LOANS AVAILABLE FOR WELL AND SEPTIC FIX-UPS – CALL 763-324-4605

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.

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.

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.

DO YOU KNOW YOUR ARSENIC NUMBER? CALL 763-324-4260 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 (763-324-4260) TO LEARN HOW TO TEST YOUR WELL FOR ARSENIC.

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.

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