Study looks at private wells in Iron County
November 2, 2019
By TOM LAVENTURE
MERCER, Wis. — A groundwater study of 11 Northwest Wisconsin counties looked at naturally-occurring minerals and raises awareness on the importance of testing unregulated wells.
“It’s important to focus on northwest Wisconsin because there has not been a lot of focus here,” said Kelsey Prihoda, researcher and Great Waters Research Collaborative program manager for the Lake Superior Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulates public wells and water systems, and states ca...