By Tim Kowols
Property owners with wells over 30 years old will have to submit soil evaluation reports under a new proposed ordinance getting its second reading by the Kewaunee County Board. Septic systems dating back to 1985 and older would be required to submit the reports after it was found some deteriorating systems could be contributing to groundwater concerns in the area. Kewaunee County Board Chairperson Robert Weidner says this is another positive step to addressing water contamination.
Weidner admits it may be tough to find all of the older wells as some did not need documentation when they were installed. The Kewaunee County Board meets Tuesday at the Administration Center in Kewaunee at 6 p.m.