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Save April 20, 2024 for the Next WCLA Meeting!

Updated: 6 days ago

We are excited to invite you to our upcoming meeting on April 20th, where we will be hosting representatives from the Walworth County Health Department. They will be shedding light on the crucial environmental testing initiatives they conduct throughout our county.


Turtle Lake Improvement Association is hosting us at the Turtle Lake Tap and Grill. N6513 Anderson Drive, Delavan, WI. 53115

 

The Walworth County Health Department plays a vital role in ensuring the well-being of our community, especially concerning environmental health. During this meeting, they will delve into various testing programs aimed at safeguarding our residents and natural resources. Some of the key areas they will cover include:

Well Testing: Understanding the quality of our groundwater is essential for public health. Learn about the methods employed by the Health Department to assess well water safety.

Radon Testing: Radon is a silent threat in many homes. Discover how the Health Department identifies and addresses radon levels, ensuring indoor air quality.

Tick Drags: With the rise in tick-borne illnesses, the Health Department's tick drag program helps monitor tick populations, aiding in disease prevention strategies.

Cyanobacteria Identification: Harmful algal blooms can pose significant risks to our lakes and water bodies. Explore how the Health Department identifies and addresses cyanobacteria outbreaks.

Beach Sampling: Enjoying our beaches safely is a priority. Find out how the Health Department monitors water quality at our beaches to ensure they remain safe for recreation.

Moreover, they will discuss other valuable services available to residents of Walworth County.

 

This meeting offers a unique opportunity to gain insights into the proactive measures being taken to protect our environment and community health. We encourage all members to attend and participate in this informative session.

 

We look forward to seeing you there!

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