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Corps seeks public comment on Kindred, North Dakota, sanitary sewer project

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District
Published May 21, 2021

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment for the proposed sanitary sewer upgrade project in Kindred, North Dakota.

Comments will be accepted through June 18, 2021.

The project, covered under the Corps’ Environmental Infrastructure Assistance Program, includes the construction of new wastewater lagoons, upgrades to the existing main sanitary sewer lift station, installation of new sanitary sewer force main and decommissioning of existing wastewater lagoons.

The sanitary sewer system improvements will increase the city’s sanitary sewer service capacity, while remaining in compliance with environmental water quality rules and minimizing bypasses of untreated wastewater and associated health risks.

The project has a total cost of approximately $8million, of which $5.45 million will be eligible for federal funding.

A draft Environmental Assessment that describes the project and the environmental impacts in detail is available to the public and can be viewed and downloaded from the St. Paul District website at: Questions on the project can be directed to Eric Hanson, Environmental Planner, at (651) 290-5386 or at Please address all formal written correspondence on this project, including any formal comments on the draft Environmental Assessment, to District Engineer, St. Paul District, Corps of Engineers, ATTN: Regional Planning and Environment Division North, 180 Fifth Street East, St. Paul, Minnesota 55101-1638.

The St. Paul District’s environmental infrastructure programs assist rural communities with building, designing and/or restoring environmentally-friendly water supply and wastewater treatment systems. As of 2021, the district has assisted more than 50 communities in building 70 projects totaling over $80 million.

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Release no. 21-046