Our water system testing detected a fecal indicator (E. coli) in the City of Wakefield’s wells (pre-treatment). As our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we are doing to correct this situation. On April 24, 2023, we collected a sample from the City of Wakefield’s wells. The sample tested positive for E. Coli. We are now conducting additional sampling of the well to determine the extent of the problem and are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the source of the contamination.
The City of Wakefield is actively working with the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department and EGLE. Please continue to monitor our Facebook Page for updates.
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