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Recipient
Minnesota Department of Health
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$325,000
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$400,000
Fund Source

Arsenic occurs naturally in soil and minerals and is commonly found in groundwater throughout much of Minnesota. The occurrence and distribution of arsenic in groundwater is difficult to predict. Research is steadily increasing our understanding of the mechanisms and geologic conditions that determine arsenic occurrence in groundwater. The arsenic concentration in a new well, measured at the time of construction, is sometimes higher or lower, compared to subsequent sampling results.

Anoka
Becker
Carlton
Carver
Clay
Hennepin
Mahnomen
McLeod
Meeker
Norman
Otter Tail
Sherburne
St. Louis
Wilkin
Wright
Recipient
Multiple Local Government Units
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$290,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,000
Fund Source

Approximately 70 percent of all Minnesotans rely on groundwater as their primary source of drinking water. Wells used for drinking water must be properly sealed when removed from service to protect both public health and Minnesota’s invaluable groundwater resources. The Minnesota Department of Health with the assistance of the Board of Water and Soil Resources protects both public health and groundwater by assuring the proper sealing of unused wells.”

Benton
Big Stone
Carver
Crow Wing
Douglas
Hennepin
Mahnomen
Martin
Mille Lacs
Norman
Otter Tail
Ramsey
Rice
Sherburne
Wright
Recipient
City of Avoca
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
Fund Source

Seal municipal well #2 and remove pipe and pump so it will not be a dead line entry to pressure tank.

Murray
Recipient
MN Valley National Wildlife Refuge
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,961
Fund Source

Drill a new well and seal well, unique well number 745249

Carver
Recipient
City of Chanhassen
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,392
Fund Source
Seal and cap an old well
Carver
Recipient
City of Currie
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
Fund Source

Seal abandoned well, unique well number 00241954.

Murray
Recipient
City of Fulda
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source

Drill a new well to improve pressure in the system.

Murray
Recipient
City of Chanhassen
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,128
Fund Source
Verification of well locations, public education, brochure creation and mailing
Carver
Recipient
City of Mayer
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,213
Fund Source
Seal 3 wells within DWSMA
Carver
Recipient
City of Waconia
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Fund Source
Mail WHP educational materials; Update well inventory
Carver
Recipient
City of Fulda
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Remove building; redrill and seal well
Murray
Recipient
City of Waconia
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source
Seal wells on private property
Carver
Recipient
City of Waconia
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385
Fund Source

Seal up to 12 private wells.

Carver
Recipient
Skandia Evangelical Free Church
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Fund Source

Seal two wells and connection to rural water.

Murray