Chippewa County

Action Item

Overview of UWSP Nitrate Test Results & Groundwater Quality Management Options for Consideration


Department:Land Conservation and Forest Management DepartmentSponsors:


  1. Printout
  2. Nitrate Study Info

Meeting History

Nov 28, 2017 11:30 AM  Land Conservation & Forest Management Committee Special Meeting

D. Masterpole presented an oral report. The report was supported by select slides from a Power point report presented by K. Masarik (UWSP Center for Watershed Science & Education) at the 10/10/17 County Board meeting. The report focuses on the nitrate portion of the study.

There was general discussion. Discussion focused on:

1. The results of the study.

2. Management option to address nitrate concerns.

Motion to request staff that send letters to the DNR, WI Natural Resource Board, and Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) to convey the results of the study and to express concerns regarding nitrate levels: Gullickson/Sikorski. Motion carried.

MOVER:Dean Gullickson, District 7 (Chair)
SECONDER:Glen Sikorski, District 2 (Vice-Chair)
AYES:Dean Gullickson, Glen Sikorski, Jared Zwiefelhofer, Harold Steele, Lawrence J. Willkom, James Pingel