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Illegal dumping contaminates water

Posted 8/01/17 (Tue)

Illegal dumping contaminates water

By Brad Nygaard

Divide County Emergency Management Director Jody Gunlock last week told county commissioners someone made an apparently illegal deposit in a slough in southwest Divide County.

“It’s kind of a shiny brown-looking,” he said, talking about the water color.

The slough in question is along 90th Street, near US 85. Another slough on the other side of the road has a totally different appearance.

Commissioners wondered if it could possibly be a septic leak. Gunlock replied the nearest residence is at least a mile in any direction.

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