Long Prairie - Minnesota 

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Public Works Department

The Long Prairie Public Works Department consists of 4 full time employees. The Department manages the following:

  • Streets
  • Water and sewer
  • Storm sewers
  • Wells
  • Wastewater treatment facility
  • Parks
  • Airport
  • Snow removal


City utilities:  The city serves over 1,100 residential, industrial and commercial accounts


Water system:

  • The city has 4 major wells with a capacity of 2,500 gallons/minute
  • Filter plant with a 1,200 gallons/minute capacity
  • 1,000,000 gallon water tower constructed in 2002


Sewer system:

  • mechanical plant - on line in 2003
  • 880,000 gallons per day capacity
  • designed for major industrial loadings


The City has an extensive storm sewer drainage system which lies primarily underground.


Contact Information:

Director: Dan Spieker

Phone: 320.732.2862


Consulting Engineer:

Kent  Louwagie

Principal Engineer

Bolton & Menk. Inc.

2040 Highway 12 East

Willmar, MN 56201-5818