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 Sabin, Minnesota (Round 2)

Site Information
Location: Sabin, MN
Population: 421
Address: Sabin Water Treatment Plant
P.O. Box 225
Sabin, MN 56580
Contact: Gary Storms, Mayor
Demonstration Site: 1st St.
Enclosed Space: 660 ft2
Source Water: Ground Water
Maximum Daily Flow: 250 gpm
Existing Treatment: Aeration + Gravity Filtration + Fluoridation + Chlorination
Arsenic Removal Technology: Kinetico Iron Removal Oxidation, Macrolite Filtration
Disposal Option: Sewer, Lagoon


Project Status
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) signed Completed
CRADA approved by legal Completed
EPA/contractor site visit Completed
Contractor/system agreement Completed
Plans submitted Completed
Plans approved Completed
Equipment installed Completed
Study began Completed
Study completed N/A
Six-month report cleared N/A
Final report cleared N/A


Source Water Quality
Analysis mg/L Analysis mg/L
Total As 0.041 avg. pH – Units 7.47
As (III) N/A Ca 158
As (V) N/A Mg 78
Fe 1.55 Na 31
Mn 0.31 Chloride 28
PO4 – P 0.041, 0.09* Hardness as CaCO3 715
SiO2 30, 27* T. Alkalinity as CaCO3 295
SO4 470 TOC N/A

Note: All data provided by utility except as noted.
N/A = Not available
* = Data provided by EPA.


Tom Sorg

See Also

Fact Sheet, EPA’s Water Treatment Demonstration Project to Reduce Amount of Arsenic in Sabin, MN, Drinking Water (PDF) (2 pp, 152 KB) June 2006

Federal Register Environmental Documents: Arsenic Treatment Demonstrations

How to Participate

Demo Site Information form (PDF) (2 pp, 57 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions

Publications on Arsenic

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