Superfund Site:

MADISON METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT LAGOONS
BLOOMING GROVE, WI

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Community Involvement Coordinator
Susan Pastor
(312) 353-1325

Remedial Project Manager
Viral Patel
(312) 886-6943

Site Location

Street Address:
1610 MOORLAND RD, BLOOMING GROVE, WI 53713

Background

The 183-acre site is located at 1610 Moorland Road.  It consists of two sludge lagoons near the treatment plant facilities south of the city of Madison. Land use to the northwest is commercial and industrial, while to the west and southwest land use is primarily residential.

The Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District has operated the Nine Springs Wastewater Treatment Plant since 1933. In April 1970, a portion of the north dike of Lagoon 2 collapsed, and about 85 million gallons of its contents were released into a nearby ditch. A facilities plan, prepared in the mid-1970s, recommended reusing lagoon sludge by ...
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