Post Messenger Recorder -

Post Messenger Recorder PMR New Glarus Monticello Belleville News Publishing

How Safe is Your Drinking Water?

 

April 8, 2021



How Safe is Your Drinking Water?

According to the University of Wisconsin Center for Watershed Science and Education, WI Well Water Quality Viewer (uwsp.edu) at https://gissrv3.uwsp.edu/webapps/gwc/pri_wells/, 24% of private wells tested in Green County show bacterial contamination. Of those, 10% have tested positive for E. coli. Also, 18% of Green County’s tested wells show nitrate levels above the safe limit of 10 parts million and 46% exhibit some level of contamination by the pesticide Atrazine.

The Wisconsin DNR recommends that well owners have their water tested at least once a ye...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 10/13/2021 06:48