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Posted on: September 29, 2022

MMUA Coordinates Mutual Aid Effort in Response to Hurricane Ian!

Press Release from MMUA

MMUA Coordinates Mutual Aid Effort in Response to Hurricane Ian!

 This morning, September 28, a crew of 40 municipal utility workers and MMUA staff members deployed from Rochester Public Utilities to assist in restoration ef...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Fall Hydrant Flushing

Hydrant Flushing - Spotlight

What to Expect

A progress map will be published on a daily basis until the flushing si complete. Hydrant flushing (PDF) is done in the spring and fall to ensure that hydrants are in working order for fire protection and to remove mineral deposits that may ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Adopt-a-Drain

Adopt a Storm Drain - Spotlight

Sweep Up! - Rake Up! - Pick Up!

Storm drains in Buffalo drain to storm ponds, ditches, and ultimately, lakes and rivers in Wright County. Buffalo's new Adopt a Drain program (developed by Hamline University) asks residents to Adopt-a-Drain in thei...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Rise of Global Energy Costs Impacts BMU Electric PCA Rate

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Background

Our Buffalo Municipal Utilities (BMU) purchases wholesale power from our 12- member agency  Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA). This includes a diverse generation purchasing portfolio.  It also purchases power from other s...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

No WIPES Should be Flushed!

Wipes Clog Pipes

Sewer Line Maintenance

We all need to do our part to keep our sewer system from backing up, clogging, and causing damage.  The Water Reclamation Department follows a 3 year cycle for cleaning our sewer lines.  

 Ways to keep the s...

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