Elk River Municipal Utilities
Elk River Municipal Utilities is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the landfill gas-to-electricity production plant from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10. The public is invited to the Elk River Landfill for the celebration, which will highlight the production of enough renewable energy to supply the...Read More
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Elk River Municipal Utilities is one of 176 of the nation’s more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) recognition from the American Public Power Association for providing consumers with the highest degree of reliable and safe electric service. The RP3 desi...Read More
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A diver moved along the top of of the Orono Dam. An inspection of the Orono Dam in Elk River was done this week. The routine inspection started Monday, Feb. 20 and finished the next day. It was done by Ayres and Associates from Eau Claire, Wis. There were four divers and they took turns [...]...Read More
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Elk River firefighters assisted Elk River Municipal Utilities in opening the gates at Orono Dam recently. Right: Firefighter Tristan Nicka and Captain Jeff Smith of the Elk River Fire Department sprayed water on the dam so the frozen gates could be opened. Fire Chief T. John Cunningham said firefigh...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate editor Elk River Municipal Utilities (ERMU) is exploring the possibility of increasing its ownership in an electrical transmission line proposed to run from South Dakota to southeast of the Twin Cities. ERMU sees it as a potential opportunity to hold down future electrical r...Read More
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