Public Works

Surface Water & Sewers Division
309 2nd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2268
 

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Public Education and Outreach

Minneapolis Public Works strives to educate residents about the ways they can improve the water quality in Minneapolis. The Adopt-A-Drain Program and the Storm Drain Stenciling Program are good examples of outreach initiatives that people can participate in, completely free of charge.

City personnel use state-of-the-art technology and modern training methods to stay well informed in today's ever changing world. 

Minneapolis Environmental Services is responsible for enforcing environmental regulations, as well as handling spill clean ups, sometimes with the assistance of Minneapolis Sewer Maintenance staff. They also provide educational brochures and water quality information to the public.

To increase awareness of water quality issues and encourage community involvement, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) staff provides water quality information and education to City residents through:

Water quality education programs are required as part of the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, and are funded by the MPRB and the City of Minneapolis.

Last updated Jan 23, 2019

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People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000.
TTY users can call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700, Yog xav tau kev pab, hu 612-637-2800, Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500. 

Salary Compliance Notice:
State statute 471.701; Notice of Salary Compliance, requires that the City post for not less than 90 days
the job title of the three highest paid employees along with their base salary. For 2018 these were:
1. City Attorney, $186,490
2. Assistant City Coordinator Convention Center, $183,600
3. Director Public Works, $181,191

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