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-- Researchers estimate that 140 people are getting sick from contaminated private wells in Kewaunee County every year.
That's in addition to an estimated 1,700 cattle being infected annually in the dairy-farm intensive northeastern county, where residents have long been raising concerns over groundwater pollution.
"Are people getting sick? Yes they are," said Mark Borchardt, a microbiologist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and one of the researchers who participated in the study, f...