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Annual tree recycling program begins Tuesday
December 25, 2017 - 10:03pm
December 16, 2017
The Superior landfill is near Allouez Bay and Lake Superior. The landfill’s useful life is projected to last until 2027, as the current cell is being built higher. Steve Kuchera /
Sun setting on garbage dump: Superior looks hard at landfill's long-term end
December 16, 2017 - 10:25pm
November 23, 2017
Joe Belcastro of Duluth unloads branches and limbs at the WLSSD yard waste facility. (News Tribune file photo)
WLSSD yard waste site open one last day
November 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 29, 2017
Esko sewer repair done, roadwork to continue
September 29, 2017 - 8:03pm
September 26, 2017
Aerial photo of WLSSD. (file photo / News Tribune)
WLSSD raises water treatment rate, holds steady on garbage fee
September 26, 2017 - 11:21am
September 11, 2017
Reader's View: Don't dump on WLSSD's facilities
September 11, 2017 - 1:33pm
August 31, 2017
WLSSD sewer line fix near Esko may hit $6 million
August 31, 2017 - 11:57am
August 8, 2017
These are just a few of the Duluth Herald printing mats dating to December 1939 that were dropped off at WLSSD's Materials Recovery Center last week. (News Tribune)
Saved from the landfill: artifacts from the News Tribune's past
August 8, 2017 - 8:09pm
June 26, 2017
In 2015, a couple walks past the 8.2 million gallon overflow tank Duluth built near the Lakewalk. The tank and other measures have helped relieve the city’s problem of untreated sewage flowing into Lake Superior during heavy rain events or rapid snowmelts. File / News Tribune
WLSSD passes sump pump, lateral line ordinance
June 26, 2017 - 5:44pm
June 25, 2017
This photo by the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District shows an instance of overflow from a sewer line on 19th Avenue East in Duluth.
Sump pump, line inspections will be mandatory before home sales
June 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
May 23, 2017
Sewage line leak in Esko will need big fix
May 23, 2017 - 4:18pm
May 15, 2017
Terri Jicha, a physical scientist with the Environmental Protection Agency, sprays water onto a model watershed to show sixth-grade students how pollution from various sources flows into rivers and lakes during a St. Louis River Quest session on the Vista Star on Monday. More than 1,500 students from the area are expected to attend the environmental education program this week. Steve Kuchera /
River Quest still reaching students after 25 years
May 15, 2017 - 6:21pm
September 27, 2016
Aerial photo of WLSSD. (file photo / News Tribune)
No change in garbage, sewer rates at WLSSD
September 27, 2016 - 1:36pm
August 19, 2016
Chuck Williams at EVTAC in October, 2000. (file photo / News Tribune)
Former PCA, WLSSD director Chuck Williams dies
August 19, 2016 - 2:28pm
July 2, 2016
Cromwell farmer Tim Dahl cuts hay on a 20-acre field that was fertilized with biosolids. Steve Kuchera /
Debate over biosolids reignites
July 2, 2016 - 9:20pm