Community Updates

New pollution control equipment tested on July 23

Water Gremlin is pleased to report that its new pollution control equipment is being tested today. The test will measure the effectiveness of the pollution control equipment and results will be sent to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). While the equipment has not yet reached its full operating capacity, the information collected from today’s… Read more »

Water Gremlin operations update

Water Gremlin is working hard to achieve maximum efficiency with its new pollution control equipment. We believe that it is in the best interest of all stakeholders – the community, our employees, and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency – to postpone the testing of this equipment because any data collected from the testing would not… Read more »

Community invited to tree planting event on June 6

Tree Trust, a Minnesota-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is inviting community members to participate in a tree planting event at Columbia Park in White Bear Township on Thursday, June 6, from 5-7 p.m. Tree Trust has requested that those interested in attending sign up here. The mission of Tree Trust is to improve the community environment by… Read more »

Water Gremlin resumes operations without TCE

Trichloroethylene (TCE) is a man-made chemical used most commonly as a solvent in manufacturing to degrease metal parts. Water Gremlin previously used TCE to help produce battery terminals that prevent batteries from leaking. However, we have eliminated TCE from our operations. After nearly a year of research and testing, we are now now using an… Read more »

Update: Water Gremlin makes progress on two local environmental projects

Water Gremlin has started collaborating with partners on two projects to benefit public health and the environment. The first project is planting and maintaining 1,500 trees in public areas in White Bear Township, White Bear Lake and Gem Lake. Planting will occur fall 2019 through 2021. We will share details about the locations and types… Read more »