Public invited to Chippewa County groundwater study open house

The Chippewa County Dept. of Land Conservation and Forest Management will host an informational meeting with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) on April 20 to provide an update on the five-year study being conducted to evaluate the impact of industrial sand mining and irrigated agriculture on water resources in western Chippewa County.

Read More...

Ken Bradbury honored by Wisconsin Water Association

Contact: Carol McCartney, WGNHS Outreach Manager, 608.263.7393, mmccartney@wisc.edu A hydrogeologist with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) has been honored by the Wisconsin Water Association for his research on the state’s drinking water. Ken Bradbury, a researcher and professor with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, University of Wisconsin-Extension, was selected for […]

Read More...

Public invited to attend groundwater study open house

Results expected to benefit western Wisconsin counties Contact Mike Parsen, mjparsen@wisc.edu, (608) 262-9419 The Chippewa County Dept. of Land Conservation and Forest Management will host an informational meeting with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to explain a five-year study being conducted to evaluate the impact of […]

Read More...

Study to evaluate groundwater impacts of frac sand mining, irrigated agriculture in Chippewa County

Contact Mike Parsen, mjparsen@wisc.edu, (608) 262-9419 The Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey (WGNHS), in cooperation with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has begun a 5-year study to evaluate the impact of frac sand mining and irrigated agriculture in western Chippewa County. Project partners include Chippewa County and a diverse group of stakeholders, including several […]

Read More...