Livestock Operations Study Group: irrigated sandy soil makes wells more vulnerable to fluctuations in nitrate levels

By LeAnn R. Ralph

MENOMONIE  —  Wells in areas where there is irrigated sandy soil are more vulnerable to fluctuations in nitrate levels, says Keith Bergeson, an environmental health specialist with the Dunn County Health Department.

Bergeson spoke about nitrate levels in Dunn County water wells at a meeting of the Dunn County Livestock Operations Study Group March 16.

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