Category: Water

Hydrant Flushing Schedule

April 10, 2024

Spring has sprung, which means Elk River Municipal Utilities employees will be flushing all of the city’s 1,300+ fire hydrants beginning Monday, April 15 on a small scale with the primary schedule focusing on the May 13-22 time frame. Hydrant flushing serves as a preventative maintenance activity, ensuring all hydrants, valves, and water mains are […]

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ERMU Upholds Water Standards with PFAS Testing

September 1, 2023

You probably know that Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU) provides quality and cost-effective utility services to its customers. As a part of that mission, ERMU upholds water standards with PFAS testing, a voluntary project in which it recently participated to promote safety and reliability. Keep reading to learn more about this process and what it […]

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ERMU FAQ: Summer Water Usage

July 6, 2021

Did you know that a gallon of water from ERMU costs less than half a cent!? But an abnormally dry start to summer has many customers seeing water bill increases and contacting our office with questions. To help fulfill ERMU’s ongoing mission to educate those we serve, here are answers to our most frequently asked […]

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Hydrant Flushing May 10-14

April 20, 2021

ERMU’s water department will begin its scheduled hydrant flushing in May. Please refer to this map to learn which day your neighborhood is scheduled for service. This practice is critical to ensuring that your hydrants are operating correctly while also removing sediment from the lines. A few things to keep in mind during hydrant flushing: […]

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Testing the Waters

June 2, 2020

The 2019 Water Quality Report has information on where your water comes from, how ERMU protects it, and the results of water samples taken in 2019. Physical copies of the report are available upon request.

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