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Report to the Legislature

Wisconsin Groundwater Coordinating Council (GCC)

The Groundwater Coordinating Council prepares an annual report each year that summarizes the operations and activities of the council, describes the state of the groundwater resource and its management and makes recommendations. The report is due each August for the preceding fiscal year. The latest report is for Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) and is contained on these webpages.

2021 Report Priority Recommendations:

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  • Implement practices that protect groundwater from nitrate and other agricultural contaminants (microbial agents, pesticides and their degradates).
  • Address public health and environmental concerns regarding PFAS.
  • Evaluate the occurrence of viruses and other pathogens in groundwater and groundwater-sourced water supplies and develop appropriate response tools.