Nitrate levels threaten to close additional wells
Park Rapids' geriatric system of shallow wells could topple like dominos in the coming years, much like senior citizens on wobbly walkers.
Nitrate levels continue to creep to dangerous levels in two more wells.
Tuesday, Park Rapids City Council members, less than a year after taking a well out of service, learned a second one has failed a quarterly test of nitrate levels. A third well has higher-than desired nitrate levels.
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