An Alternative Practices workgroup established by the state Department of Natural Resources will be meeting this afternoon to discuss ways to reduce the risk of groundwater contamination in area with fragile karst geology.
12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Alternative Practices workgroup
Kewaunee County Land and Water Conservation Department, 625 Third St., Luxemburg
Contact: Russ Rasmussen, 608-264-6278
Detailed information: The subject of the meeting is as follows: identify and investigate alternative technologies and practices that may be applied to further reduce the risk of groundwater contamination in sensitive areas of Kewaunee county and the state – focusing on karst geology overlain by shallow soils; continue discussions regarding issues raised in the Sensitive Areas / Best Management Practices Work Group that were not resolved; evaluate the effectiveness of practices being applied in sensitive areas and suggest alternatives if necessary; and evaluate and suggest additional research that may be warranted to better derive effective solutions to reduce the risk of groundwater contamination in sensitive areas.