Public Works Director
The Public Works Department includes the water and wastewater operations. The departments are a vital component to maintaining the great quality of life residents enjoy in Glencoe. If you have any questions regarding the Public Works Department or the services listed below, please don’t hesitate to call City Offices at (320) 864-6954.
WATER TREATMENT PLANT-
The City of Glencoe operates a utility for serving potable water to the residents of Glencoe. The department’s role is to provide a safe, reliable and sustainable water resource to their customers. Glencoe uses a “zeolite” softening process, which produces 174 million gallons of potable water yearly.
Lead and Copper in Drinking Water
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT –
The City of Glencoe operates a utility for treating sewage for the residents of Glencoe. The department’s role is to provide a safe, reliable and sustainable sewage treatment, while managing the plant’s effluent to the Buffalo Creek. Glencoe’s treatment plant can treat 1.6 million gallons per day and has an Inflow & Infiltration program to reduce clear water in its collection system.
See the Inflow and Infiltration video
Problems caused by flushing baby wipes – see links below