Mark your calendars for MESERB’s Fall Meeting on Oct. 5

September 7, 2017

MESERB’s Fall Meeting is coming up Thursday, Oct. 5 in Alexandria. The meeting is being hosted by the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary Sewer District and will be held in the council chambers of Alexandria City Hall. To RSVP, please fill out this registration form and send it by Sept. 28 to Karina Patino at one of the following:

This is an important meeting for MESERB as we will be covering several important regulatory issues, including the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s (MPCA) implementation of the chloride variance process, the wild rice sulfate standard rulemaking effort and MPCA’s efforts to improve its scientific and rulemaking process. We will also provide a budget and business update. Please make every effort to attend the meeting in person, and if possible, city administrators should attend as well. Lunch will be provided by MESERB.

We have applied for two hours of continuing education credits for the meeting.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on Oct. 5 in Alexandria!


Save the Date

April 19, 2017


June 8, 2017

10:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.

Brainerd, MN


Comments due on Wild Rice Sulfate Rule

November 11, 2015

Comments on planned amendments to Water Quality Sulfate Standards are due.  Details regarding proposed rule making can be found here.


Comments Due on Variance Rule

November 11, 2015

Comments and requests for hearing on the draft amended rules for water quality variances are due.

Details on rules can be found on MPCA’s Water Quality Variance page.


MESERB Annual Meeting 2016

November 11, 2015


June 9, 2016

10:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Hutchinson Event Center (pending confirmation)

Hutchinson, MN



November 9, 2015

MESERB will be hold its annual meeting on June 9, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM in Hutchinson, MN. Details regarding the location, agenda, and registration to follow.


2015 Fall Meeting

August 24, 2015

Location: Sauk Centre

The agenda for this meeting will be finalized in September. Check back for updates.


Comment Deadline: EPA Water Quality Standards Regulation (Renewal)

July 22, 2015

Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Water Quality Standards Regulation (Renewal)

EPA Docket No: EPA–HQ–OW–2011–0465

Federal Register Notice