July 20, 2021 12:15 PM
Water Ban in effect July 23, 2021 until further notice...
July 20, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CITY OF ST. JOSEPH WATER BAN
The MN Department of Natural Resources (MNDNR) has determined that the State is now in a drought warning phase. With this designation, the City of St. Joseph is implementing a water ban on lawn irrigation as recommended by the MNDNR effective Friday, July 23, 2021 until further notice. The City of Joseph will continue to receive guidance from the MNDNR throughout the remainder of this drought.
The watering of flowers, gardens and newly planted trees is still allowed but must adhere to the odd/even day schedule. Properties that have new sod or seed and those with a private well may water provided they obtain a watering permit from the City of St. Joseph. To obtain a watering permit, please contact the St. Joseph Government Center at 320-363-7201.
As a partner with the MNDNR, the City of St. Joseph is following their recommendation. We ask for your full cooperation in this water ban. Violators will be issued a citation.