Public Utilities

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  1. Lake George Water Quality Improvements

    Lake George is a centerpiece and gathering place for our local community. Learn more about what St. Cloud has been doing to ensure water quality and keep Lake George a vibrant and beautiful part of our city. Read on...
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Take a Virtual Tour

Explore the City's Solar Energy Sites and Lake George Improvements

City of Saint Cloud's Solar Energy Sites

Take a virtual tour of the City of St. Cloud's sources of solar energy. The City gets solar energy from solar arrays mounted on city-owned properties as well as community solar gardens. Take the tour and explore the solar energy sites here. 

Lake George Improvements

Lake George is a  centerpiece and gathering place for our local community. Learn more about what St. Cloud has been doing to ensure water quality and keep Lake George a vibrant and beautiful part of our city by going to our Lake George Water Quality Improvement Storymap.

Aerial Photo of the  St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Facility and it's Solar Farm
Small lake surrounded by a park and homes with businesses and river in background

Drinking Water Advanced Treatment Improvement Project 2019 - 2021

MN PFA, Other City Projects

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Aerial Photo of St. Cloud Wastewater Treatment Plant
The Clean Water SRF is supported through a combination of federal capitalization grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, state matching funds, loan repayments, and bond proceeds from PFA revenue bonds. Since 1989, Minnesota's Clean Water SRF has received $744 million in federal funds. These funds have been leveraged almost 4 to 1 by the PFA to award more than 500 wastewater loans totaling over $2.8 billion.
Aerial Photo of the St. Cloud, MN hydro electric dam and Mississippi River
The Drinking Water SRF is supported through a combination of federal capitalization grants from the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, state matching funds, loan repayments and bond proceeds from PFA revenue bonds. Since 1999, Minnesota has received $355 million in federal drinking water funds. These funds have been leveraged more than 2 to 1 by the PFA to award more than 385 drinking water loans totaling over $775 million.

Looking Back on 2018

Mission Statement


The mission of the Public Utilities Department is to provide utility services to our customers in a safe, cost-effective manner, while providing excellent customer service and protecting the environment.