BAXTER CITY COUNCIL: Wellhead protection team assembled
BAXTER — A team has been formed in Baxter to look at the potential for drinking water contamination in the Perch Lake area.
The team is the outcome of the Baxter Wellhead Protection Plan information meeting presented by Brian Ross of Widseth Smith Nolting and Associates to the Baxter City Council on Tuesday.
A study showed an area of Perch and Rush lakes to be have higher permeability, making water wells more susceptible to near-surface contamination, Ross said.
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