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

Truax field begins pfas remedial investigation.  This week the air national guard will conclude part one of the remedial investigation into the presence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances at truax field.  Truax Field begins PFAS remedial investigation – Wisconsin National Guard

Dane County sues makers of firefighting foam over airport PFAS contamination.  Dane County is suing the makers of firefighting foams containing toxic “forever chemicals” in an effort to recover the costs of cleaning up pollution around the Madison airport.  ​Dane County sues makers of firefighting foam over airport PFAS contamination | Govt-and-politics |

The DNR is poised to impose well monitoring on Gordondale Farms to regulate years of nitrate issues. How it’s paid for is a sticking point.  A last-minute resolution added to the agenda for Portage County’s Land and Water Conservation Committee sparked almost four hours of debate Tuesday night over nitrate pollution in Nelsonville.  John Pavelski says DNR should pay for well monitoring in Nelsonville (

PFAS cost recovery lawsuit: Time is of the essence!  A Bellwether Trial is scheduled for January 2023.  The judicial system designed bellwether trials to “test the water” so to speak, to determine how courts will decide cases with similar injuries and facts.  This is urgent as a system must be registered onto the cost recovery rolls prior to a settlement being reached.  If you are thinking about registering for the NRWA Class Action lawsuit for PFAS cost recovery please do it soon.  The National Rural Water Association (NRWA) PFAS Contamination Lawsuit · Napoli Shkolnik (

Regulatory Affairs session is coming up fast.  Go to our website for agenda and registration.  .Water Supply Regulatory Affairs Seminar – WRWA

Looking for continuing education?  We got plenty. Go to our training calendar for all kinds of classes across the state.  Events Archive – WRWA

Quote:  “A friend dug a hole in the garden and filled it with water.  I think he meant well.” – Dad