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Lake Winona in southwest Alexandria receives treated wastewater from the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District. The state is proposing stricter phosphorus load limits from the plant.

A cleaner Winona?

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A sparkling clean Lake Winona.

Is it possible?

Probably not - and it would cost a lot of money just to try, according to a discussion that took place at an Alexandria City Council meeting Monday night.

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But that's what the Alexandria Lake Area Sanitary District (ALASD) may be forced to do if the state imposes stricter phosphorus discharge limits on the treatment plant, according to Paul Nelson, ALASD board chair and Bruce Nelson (no relation), ALASD director.

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Al Edenloff
Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  
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