Wastewater treatment plant

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Every winter since Motley’s new wastewater treatment facility (WWTF) went online, the phosphorous levels have doubled. Up until February, numbers have been good, said maintenance supervisor Bruce Brotherton. But, since the end of February, the phosphorous levels again increased. At this time, it is unknown why. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Blue Water Technologies Inc., Hayden, Idaho, has agreed to replace the faulty filters Motley had installed in its new wastewater treatment facility. Motley administration, and the designer of the facility, Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) from Brainerd, asked Blue Water Technologies to inspect the filters since they were obviously cracked. After […]

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City Council members wonder if it’s a design flaw By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Two of the six filters in the fairly new (August 2011) wastewater treatment plant in Motley have cracked. The City Council has questions about both the integrity of the parts and the design of the facility. “Blue Water Technologies in Idaho designed the filter and […]

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