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WELL 15 TO STAY OUT OF SERVICE '

Aug 28, 2019 - The Wisconsin State Journal

Barring an emergency water shortage, the Madison Water Utility does not plan to bring a contaminated well back into regular service until new state groundwater standards are in place.

Well 15 on East Washington Avenue was turned off in March after voluntary testing revealed elevated levels of highly fluorinated compounds known as PFAS.

While the levels of two compounds - PFOA and PFOS - are below a Department of Health Services recommended groundwater standard, the utility said Tuesd...