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Steve Elmore

Steve Elmore, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resource’s public water supply chief.

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New Groundwater Standards Proposed

New Groundwater Standards Proposed

State officials recommend standards for 16 PFAS chemicals and 6 pesticides.

99% of State Public Water Meets Standards

99% of State Public Water Meets Standards

But new report finds more than 300 water systems unsafe, violate federal standards.

DNR Publishes Annual Report Card On Efforts To Protect Wisconsin’s Drinking Water Supplies
League of Women Voters Presents Forum on Lead Poisoning March 6
AG Objects to Relaxed Lead Pipe Rules

AG Objects to Relaxed Lead Pipe Rules

Kaul joins other Attorneys General in objection to new EPA rules for lead pipe removal.

EPA Proposes Updates to Rules Impacting Lead and Copper in Drinking Water
Press Release

EPA Proposes Updates to Rules Impacting Lead and Copper in Drinking Water

DNR to Review Proposed Updates to Lead and Copper Rule

Majority of Wisconsin Public Water Systems Met Safe Drinking Water Standards in 2018; Challenges Still Exist
Press Release

Majority of Wisconsin Public Water Systems Met Safe Drinking Water Standards in 2018; Challenges Still Exist

Some contaminants continue to present challenges, including nitrate, arsenic, and lead.

Tainted Water: State’s Drinking Water Has Radium Problem
Tainted Water

State’s Drinking Water Has Radium Problem

Waukesha is among dozens of communities in Wisconsin with radium-tainted well water.

Tainted Water: Madison Replaced All Lead Pipes
Tainted Water

Madison Replaced All Lead Pipes

Nation's first city to do so, at cost of $19.4 million, can Milwaukee follow suit?