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Removing Radium From Groundwater


Radium is a naturally occurring, potentially cancer-causing element found in some of Wisconsin's groundwater. With funding from the Water Resources Institute, Madeleine Matthews and Matt Ginder-Vogel along with Madeline Gotkowitz of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey are determining what rock layers the contaminant is associated with, in hopes that wells can be constructed to avoid it. Learn more in this video.

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