Plans to bring well monitoring in-house scuppered
March 14, 2019
The City of Sundance has opted not to perform its own groundwater monitoring at the now-closed landfill site after finding that the process is more finicky than first thought.
Public Works Director Mac Erickson researched the idea at the request of Mayor Paul Brooks. At the present time, the city pays around $37,500 per year for monitoring at the landfill site to ensure neither the waste nor byproducts such as methane are leeching into the soil.
Erickson told the council that he had spoken with DEQ to query the cost and been told that, though it is high, it is not too far out of line as to...