MADISON METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE DISTRICT LAGOONS
BLOOMING GROVE, WI
Superfund Site Profile
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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