Access equipment for free or reduced cost

Does your community have a need for extra speed enforcement? Or maybe it’s time to assess the sewer lines running through your neighborhoods? You’re in luck.

Area communities have purchased a variety of equipment with help from Sourcewell Impact Funding dollars, which your community has access to for free or at minimal cost. Use of this equipment is limited to eligible members in Sourcewell's five-county service area.

    Remove or drain standing water from a construction or repair site, or during replacement of water or sewer mains.

    For additional information contact:
    Chris Korwes, City of Pillager
    ckorwes@brainerd.net or 218-270-0051

    Seek out missing persons, fleeing assailants, and more with access to an aerial drone piloted by certified law enforcement officers.

    For additional information contact:
    John Bowen, Crow Wing County
    john.bowen@crowwing.us or 218-825-3445

    Safely providing law enforcement officers the opportunity to participate in realistic live-fire scenarios using lasers.

    For additional information contact:
    Paul Sand
    218-820-2318

    Centralize communications during crisis events and natural disasters with a fully equipped command center on wheels.

    For additional information contact:
    Victoria Ingram, Morrison County
    victoriai@co.morrison.mn.us or 320-632-0195

    Visually inspect sewer lines and difficult-to-reach pipes with this portable, waterproof camera snake.

    For additional information contact:
    Greg Kimman, City of Little Falls
    gkimman@cityoflittlefalls.com or 320-616-5500

    Educate youth and community members on the hazards of risky driving behavior with experiential resources such as "The Enforcer".

    For additional information contact:
    Connie Hillman, City of Brainerd
    chillman@ci.brainerd.mn.us or 218-828-2307
    or
    Tom Nixon, MNDOT TZD Regional Coordinator
    thomas.nixon@state.mn.us or 218-828-5830

    Remove pollutants from stormwater catch basins and storm scepters. Other uses include sanitary sewer maintenance, hydro excavating, valve exercising, and using software to track valves and locations.

    For additional information contact:
    Mike Ridlon, City of Walker
    walkerpw@arvig.net or 218-547-5504

    Questions?

    For information on and availability of specific equipment, please reach out using the contact information provided above.

    For questions regarding Sourcewell programs contact community@sourcewell-mn.gov.