Fortunately we fought opposition from the Rochester Area Builders Association and passed the Decorah Edge Protection ordinance. But there is much more work to do. Here is a note that I received with a link from Jeff Broberg. Jeff is one of the states leading experts on water issues and we share a interest in healthy trout streams.
This article about groundwater contamination in SE Minnesota features Lewiston and the well on my farm, both highly contaminated with nitrates. This is a harbinger of things to come in our area. Risk assessors from Goldman Saks believe that by the year 2035, in just 25 more years, over 80% of the worlds population will have to drink treated water. Coming to a town near you. Jeff
The full article with photos and graphics can be found on the Star Tribune website by searching “Poison on Tap” or this URL: