groundwater http://wxpr.org en High Capacity Wells Bill Moves to Senate http://wxpr.org/post/high-capacity-wells-bill-moves-senate <p>A bill changing the approval process for high capacity wells has passed a Senate committee.&nbsp; Some environmental groups are up in arms. &nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:57:55 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10542 at http://wxpr.org High Capacity Wells Bill Moves to Senate Northern Wisconsin Using More Water Under Warm, Dry Conditions http://wxpr.org/post/northern-wisconsin-using-more-water-under-warm-dry-conditions <p>Weather conditions last year caused a spike in water use in northern Wisconsin and statewide.&nbsp; That’s according to new numbers from the DNR water monitoring program. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">DNR water supply specialist Bob </span>Smail<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says in the northern part of the state one of the biggest increases in surface water use came from cranberry producers.</span></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:24:04 +0000 Natalie Jablonski 10075 at http://wxpr.org Northern Wisconsin Using More Water Under Warm, Dry Conditions