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WI DNR investigating manure spill in St. Croix County

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a large manure spill from a dairy in St. Croix County.


April 13, 2017, Emerald, WI – The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a large manure spill from a dairy in St. Croix County.

 

DNR officials confirmed that the spill occurred in late 2016 but was not reported until March 29, 2017. According to DNR staff, the majority of the release is contained in a wetland area, downslope from the farm’s waste storage facility. The wetland drains through a ditch and enters a storm water pond about 1,200 feet away. READ MORE