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Conservation Public Health Workgroup

County Land & Water Conservation and Public Health departments have been working together to better understand the extent of impacted drinking water in their counties. WI Land+Water and the Wisconsin Association for Local Health Departments and Boards (WALHDAB) recognized the success of these local partnerships and launched a workgroup to help identify ways to foster these relationships. 

Available resources:
Well Types flow chart
Working together to protect drinking water 
A guide to organizing a community drinking water testing and educational program
A guide to buying and managing rural property
Improving your private well quality
Maintaining your home well water
Care and maintenance of residential septic systems
You and your well
Tests for drinking water from private wells
Bettter homes and groundwater
Minnesota fertilizer best management practice fact sheets

Workgroup members include:
Chase Cummings, Pepin County LCD (Co-chair)
Dale Grosskuth, Marathon County HD (Co-chair)
Carol Drury, LaCrosse County HD
Nancy Eggleston, Wood County HD
Shannon Haydin, Walworth County LU&RMD
Greg Leonard, Eau Claire County LCD
Kriss Marion, Lafayette County LCC
Kason Morely, Adams County LCD
Maegan Sankey, Walworth County DHHS
Rick Wietersen, Rock County PH

Advisors:
Christina Anderson, WI Land+Water
Beth Finzer, WDNR