Cow manure predicted to cause most sickness from contaminated wells in Kewaunee County


June 28th, 2021

15 mins 58 secs

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The No. 1 factor for acute gastrointestinal illness in Kewaunee County’s private drinking water wells is cow manure, according to a federal study released today. The findings raise questions about the effectiveness of existing regulations aimed at protecting residents from tainted drinking water. Reporting by Coburn Dukehart / Wisconsin Watch. This piece was produced for the NEW News Lab, a local news collaboration in Northeast Wisconsin.

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