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At Lincoln Pipestone Rural Water, we are committed to enhancing the quality of life for the people in southwest Minnesota by acquiring and providing reliable, high quality, affordable water in an environmentally responsible manner through a publicly owned system.

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2016 Rate Increase

Please note that the rates for 2016 have had a monthly base rate increase of $5.00. This increase is due to needed improvements to our system as well as ongoing projects and to help facilitate an MPCA mandate. Please contact our office if you have any questions.

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Clean Water. Part 2.

Clean Water. Part 2.

Last month, we began our investigation of Clean Water, particularly the history of water treatment. We learned that, as a direct result of water treatment, “By the beginning of World War II, typhoid, cholera, and dysentery were, for all practical purposes, nonexistent in the United States and the rest of the developed world.” It’s not therefore surprising that the CDC calls the last century of water chlorination and treatment “one of the Ten Greatest Public Health Achievements of the 20th Century.” 

As the incredible results of water treatment became more apparent, the U.S. Public Health Service set standards for water purity, standards that have been revised over the years, as new contaminants have been identified. Modern water systems carefully monitor water throughout the treatment process for traces of chemical pollutants and microbes; they have sophisticated computerized devices capable of detecting contaminants in the parts per trillion.

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