Critics complain of insufficient outreach in DNR’s Kewaunee Co. bottled water program

Nearly three months after the Department of Natural Resources unveiled a bottled water program to help Kewaunee County families cope with contaminated wells, no one has signed up.
But that’s no surprise to critics, who cite the program’s constraints and DNR’s limited outreach.
Still, DNR spokesman Jim Dick says the agency discussed the plan at public meetings, and worked with the county to ensure private well owners who reported contamination could get access.
The program is just one short-term remedy in the dairy-farm intensive northeastern county, where residents have long been raising conce...

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