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Water Recomendations and People Now

Professor Swackhamer had identified agricultural runoff as a key items to address water quality issues in Minnesota. But acting on those recommendations will be a complicated process with many stakeholders and opinions. The Star Tribune just published an article detailing a few families challenges with contaminated water which helps put into perspective the need to try to do even better.

By JOSEPHINE MARCOTTY, Star Tribune

LEWISTON, MINN.

Here in the heart of southeast Minnesota farm country, everyone knows you don't drink the water.
"It's just not safe," Linda Liebfried said one recent afternoon as she watched over a couple of toddlers, including her own 2-year-old daughter, at a day care center. "Every doctor will say not to drink it." Read the full story here.

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