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Site & Soils Evaluation Field Days

The AOWMA hosted two site and soils days in early June, as well as one in late May. In spite of the challenges of meeting social distancing and sanitation mandates, the sessions were well attended and enjoyed.  Photos from these [Read More]

Do You Have Septic Sense?

The Western Canada Onsite Wastewater Management Association and its affiliates will be promoting septic awareness during the week of September 14 to 18. The purpose of this initiative is to promote proper operation and maintenance of onsite wastewater systems. Notices [Read More]

NRC Canada Developing Improved Techniques for Sewage Treatment

The National Research Council Canada is developing a new technology called BioElectrochemical Anaerobic Sewage Treatment (BEAST). The intent is to develop improved techniques for sewage treatment operations in challenging northern conditions. Pilot testing of the BEAST system is being conducted [Read More]

SJE Recognized as Top Minnesota Workplace

DETROIT LAKES, Minnesota (June 29, 2020) – SJE has been named a Top Workplace in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. While [Read More]

What is the strangest thing you have found in a septic tank?

All manner of things have been found in or rescued from septic systems. Engagement rings, watches and dentures are certainly common. Fire fighters rescued a woman from her septic tank in May. And earlier this year an elephant was rescued [Read More]