Water Contamination Panel Discusses Problems, Solutions Monday in Nekoosa

Via Wisconsin Rapids Tribune: NEKOOSA - Some private wells in central Wisconsin contain seven times as much of the standard level of harmful contaminants, but at least one expert says there are ways to combat the problem using solutions from northern Europe.   Infants and women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant are the … Continue reading Water Contamination Panel Discusses Problems, Solutions Monday in Nekoosa

Hundreds Pack H.S. Auditorium to Learn About Nitrate Contaminated Wells

Via WSAW: The auditorium at Nekoosa High School was filled with people Monday night hoping to learn about the latest data and potential solutions from a panel of experts talking about contaminated water in the central sands area of Wisconsin. The panelists included Ken Bradbury from the Geological Natural History Survey, Mark Borchardt from the … Continue reading Hundreds Pack H.S. Auditorium to Learn About Nitrate Contaminated Wells

About 200 Households Suing Large Farms in Wood and Juneau Counties

Via WSAW: A lawsuit filed against corporate farms in the Central Sands area of Wisconsin is as of the New Year now has more than 300 people or roughly 200 households signed on. The lawsuit filed by lawyers at Habush Habush and Rottier and Pines Bach blames the Central Sands Dairy, Wysocki Produce Farm and their insurance company … Continue reading About 200 Households Suing Large Farms in Wood and Juneau Counties

Wood County Groups Host Bipartisan Panel on Groundwater Contamination

Via Wisconsin State Journal: Democratic and Republican lawmakers are scheduled to join farmers and researchers next week for a panel discussion of drinking water contamination in central Wisconsin. The Jan. 6 panel, organized by the Wood County Citizens Groundwater Group, will include State Geologist Ken Bradbury, US Department of Agriculture microbiologist Mark Borchardt, Sarah Yang, … Continue reading Wood County Groups Host Bipartisan Panel on Groundwater Contamination