RURAL WATER E-NEWS …………………………….……….….…………………………….   5/25/2022

Water bottling plant decision delayed by Eau Claire City Council.  Responses from constituents who felt blindsided by a proposal from Niagara Waters to build a $65 million water bottling plant in Eau Claire caused the City Council to delay action on a deal.  ​​Water bottling plant decision delayed by Eau Claire City Council | Front Page | leadertelegram.com

IT’S OFFICIAL! Village of Denmark becomes newest member of the Central Brown County Water Authority.  The Village of Denmark officially became the newest member of the Central Brown County Water Authority during an agreement signing ceremony held at Gatherings 43 in Denmark, Wis. to commemorate the occasion.  ​​ (wheelerbilltracking.com)

Manitowoc: Here’s why it’s unlawful to put grass clippings in city streets and what risks it poses.  Grass clippings contain phosphorus, the nutrient that turns lakes green with algae. One bushel of fresh grass clippings can contain 0.1 pounds of phosphorus — enough to produce 30 to 50 pounds of algae growth if it finds its way to a lake or river.  ​​​​Manitowoc grass clippings law aims to prevent algae on Lake Michigan (htrnews.com)

Study of water in 3 southwestern Wisconsin counties points to solutions for protecting private wells.  Private wells in southwestern Wisconsin are more likely to have higher levels of fertilizer, animal manure and human waste than other parts of the state, according to a new study.  ​​Private wells in southwestern Wisconsin are impacted by human waste (jsonline.com)

Major update from last week’s eNews:

Johnny Cash mural springs a curious leak after vandal shoots hometown water tower in ‘sensitive area’.  A week after the tower was shot, police arrested 38-year-old Timothy Sled on Thursday. Sled was charged with two felonies for allegedly shooting a hole in a water tower. Sled was charged with criminal mischief and impairing the operation of a vital public utility. Both are felonies, and if convicted, Sled could face up to 16 years in prison.  ​​​​​Johnny Cash mural springs a curious leak after vandal shoots hometown water tower in ‘sensitive area’ | Fox News

Expo is coming soon.  August 18, 2022 is the date.  Keep watch on our website for registration.  ​​​​​Outdoor Expo – WRWA

In the mean time we have training for everyone.  ​​​​​Events Archive – WRWA

Everyone please have a safe Memorial Day weekend. 

Quote:  “We who are left, how shall we look again happily on the sun or feel the rain without remembering how they who went ungrudgingly and spent their lives for us loved, too, the sun and rain?” – Wilfred Wilson Gibson