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Wastewater Supervisor Scott Gilbertson talks about the color of the water in one of the primary clarifiers being discolored from the dye from Lakeshirts. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

DL wastewater woes

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A lot of changes will be happening to the wastewater treatment plant in Detroit Lakes over the next nine years.

While that may sound like a long time, it won’t be for the changes that are to come.

When the city tried to renew its wastewater permit in early 2012, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency tightened some restrictions, making the facility out of compliance.

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