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Wellhead Protection Public Meetings

The Anoka County Municipal Wellhead Protection Group has held two area meetings to ask residents and businesses near municipal water supply wells to use best management practices to prevent pollution of the soils and groundwater. The area meetings were held: February 15th at Circle Pines City Hall (for Centerville, Circle Pines, Lexington and Lino Lakes) […]

What is Wellhead Protection?

What is a wellhead protection area? A wellhead protection area is a protection zone around a public water supply well to keep pollutants from rapidly reaching the community’s water supply.  The area is established using easily identifiable landmarks as boundaries (e.g. streets, property lines, ditches).  The wellhead protection area is based on the minimum time […]

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