Public Works Department

public works groupThe Long Prairie Public Works Department consists of 1 part-time and 6 full-time. 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 5 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 activated sludge A class major plant - on-line in 2003
  • 1,400,000 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: Chad Bosl
Phone: 320.533-0706  

Consulting Engineer: Kent Louwagie

Principal Engineer: Bolton & Menk. Inc.
2040 Highway 12 East
Willmar, MN 56201-5818

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