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

Discussion on Groundwater Contamination in Central Wisconsin Planned for January 6

Wood County, Wis. [Dec 20, 2019] – A panel discussion on science and solutions for groundwater contamination in central Wisconsin will take place on January 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nekoosa High School Auditorium, organizers confirmed today. The event is free and open to the public. Organized by the Wood County Citizens Groundwater Group, … Continue reading Discussion on Groundwater Contamination in Central Wisconsin Planned for January 6

This Wisconsin Town Is Desperately Fighting For Its Drinking Water

Via Huffington Post: On a hot midsummer morning in 2012, Rhonda Carrell received a mailer from the Wysocki Family of Companies announcing its intention to build a mega-dairy and farm – Golden Sands – just a stone’s throw from her driveway in Saratoga, Wisconsin. Carrell’s small town was a convenient location for the big agriculture … Continue reading This Wisconsin Town Is Desperately Fighting For Its Drinking Water

Saratoga Community Water Testing

Mark your calendars for August 3 & 4! Protect Wood County and its Neighbors is sponsoring a water testing drive for Saratoga and neighboring communities. The actual analysis will be performed at the state-certified Water and Environmental Analysis Lab on the UW-Stevens Point campus. How does it work? Step 1: Register ahead of time to secure … Continue reading Saratoga Community Water Testing

Wisconsin Legislature Making Efforts to Help People with Contaminated Well Water

Via WSAW: (WSAW) -- New efforts in the state legislature are looking to help people facing contaminated groundwater throughout Wisconsin. A local group is hoping to push those efforts even further, ensuring state leaders know it is a life-threatening problem in the central sands area. More and more people with private wells are learning they have … Continue reading Wisconsin Legislature Making Efforts to Help People with Contaminated Well Water