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Posted on: October 20, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Public Health Notice - Nitrates in Drinking Water

It has come to the attention of Park County Environmental Health that there are concerns about the quality of well water as drinking water in the Bailey area. The USGS conducted a study of the effects of septic systems on groundwater quality in that area, and found that nitrate levels up to 10 mg/l were not uncommon.
The County encourages regular well testing. National Primary Drinking Water Regulations

USGS Study - Ground Water Quality
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