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Floodwood Utilities

Cable Television

SCI Communications:
(800) 222-9809



Minnesota Power:

Garbage/Waste Disposal

Crist Garbage Service
P.O. Box 383
Floodwood, MN 55736-0383
(218) 476-2966


Heating GasFloodwood Gas Company

Floodwood Gas & Electric Co
303 W Highway 2
PO Box 54
Floodwood, MN 55736-0054
Lonna Tollgaard
(218) 476-2249
(218) 476-3077 (fax)



SCI Communications:
(800) 222-9809 (city residents only)

Frontier/Citizens Communication (local telephone service):
(888) 535-4353


Natural Gas

Minnesota Energy Resources Corporation (natural gas)
(800) 889-9508



Enbridge Energy
11934 Highway 2
Floodwood, MN 55736
(218) 476-2607


Lakehead Pipe Line Company - Floodwood Station
Floodwood, MN 55736
(218) 476-2219


The Enbridge pipeline system that runs through Floodwood, MN, is the largest oil pipeline in the U.S. The system carries oil from Northern Canada down into the United States. The Enbridge pipeline is divided into two sections, the Enbridge system (the Canadian mainline) and the Lakehead system (the U.S. mainline). The entire system exceeds 3,100 miles.

The U.S. mainline system crosses the American border in North Dakota and stretches to Wisconsin. The pipeline goes east from Wisconsin to Michigan and south to Illinois then southwest to Oklahoma. The United States portion of the line is about 1,900 miles (3000 kilometers) long.


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Frontier (local telephone service):


SCI Communications:
(800) 222-980



City of Floodwood Water/Sewer Department:
(218) 476-2751

Water & Sewer Rates

2011 Drinking Water Report

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Storage Units - Esko


Esko Storage Units


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