RURAL WATER E-NEWS …………………………….……….….…………………………….   5/18/2022

DNR project to improve Kewaunee’s public water system seeks public comments.  The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking public comment by May 16 on a project designed to improve the public drinking water system in Kewaunee after the city applied for funds for the project through the DNR’s Safe Drinking Water Loan Program.  ​​​DNR project to improve Kewaunee’s water system seeks public comments (greenbaypressgazette.com)

DNR permits second hog factory farm in Crawford County despite local worries over water quality in Wisconsin’s Driftless Area.  Wisconsin’s pristine Driftless Area will soon be home to a new industrial farm capable of producing thousands of pigs, after the Department of Natural Resources approved its pollutant discharge permit.  DNR permits hog factory farm despite local worries over water quality (jsonline.com)

‘All (we) want is clean drinking water’: Nelsonville residents call for dairy farm to monitor wells for nitrate pollution.  “All me and my neighbors want is clean drinking water, and the surefire way to get there is with groundwater monitoring wells,” said Katy Bailey, a Nelsonville resident who spoke at the meeting.  Nelsonville residents support well monitoring at Gordondale Farms (wausaudailyherald.com)

Salt in the wound: How brine could curb damage tied to road salting.  When it’s Wisconsin in summertime, what comes to mind more than the topic of road salting?  Salt in the wound: How brine could curb damage tied to road salting | Country Today | leadertelegram.com

Not Exactly State News, but Hilarious!

Kingsland water tower shot; silhouette of Johnny Cash struck in sensitive spot.  Despite the humor some might find in such a stunt, Kingsland City Council Member Sharon Crosby said the vandalism is being taken seriously.  ​​​Kingsland water tower shot; silhouette of Johnny Cash struck in sensitive spot (arkansasonline.com)

Water Supply Regulatory Affairs Seminar is coming up fast.  June 8 at the Alliant Energy Center.  Go to Water Supply Regulatory Affairs Seminar – WRWA for more information and registration.

WRWA classes are available all over the state; just about every week there is an available chance to receive some of the best training in the state.  Go to our website for more information on where and when.  Events Archive – WRWA

Expo date has been set.  Save August 18 for our annual Expo for training, exhibits and lots of fun.

Quote:  “There’s a lot of things blamed on me that never happened.  But then, there’s a lot of things that I did that I never got caught at.” – Johnny Cash