City of Paynesville Beneficial Use of Wastewater Effluent
Article 2Clean Water FundSec. 4(c) $1,500,000 the first year and $3,169,000 the second year are for grants under Minnesota Statutes, section 116.195, topolitical subdivisions for up to 50 percent of the costs to predesign, design, and implement capital projects that use treatedmunicipal wastewater instead of groundwater from drinking water aquifers, in order to demonstrate the beneficial use of wastewater, including the conservation and protection of water resources. Of this amount, $1,000,000 the first year is for grants to ethanol plants that are within one and one-half miles of a city for improvements that reuse greater than300,000 gallons of wastewater per day.
The primary objective of this workplan is to demonstrate the ability of the City of Paynesville to meet the current and future wastewater treatment needs and achieve beneficial use of wastewater effluent, to replace the use of groundwater.