Iowa regulators increasing scrutiny of rural water supplies
October 4, 2006

Discoveries of high bacteria levels in rural water wells are bringing more attention to old wells in Iowa, which may have been installed well before adequate concern was placed upon the siting of potential sources of contaminants like hog lots and septic fields. In addition to testing, better use of disinfection tools like chlorination tablets and ultraviolet disinfection systems can help reduce the risk to public health.

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last revised October 2006