Tests: More Wisconsin wells contaminated with fecal matter
MADISON, Wis. — Additional tests show a handful of southwestern Wisconsin wells are contaminated with manure.
Scientists tested 34 private wells in Grant, Iowa and Lafayette counties in mid-August and found 25, or 73%, were contaminated with human and livestock manure. Nineteen of the 34 wells, or 56%, were contaminated with pathogens including salmonella and cryptosporidium.
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