BAYTOWN TOWNSHIP GROUND WATER PLUME
BAYTOWN TOWNSHIP, MN
Superfund Site Profile
The Baytown Township Ground Water Plume site is located in Washington County, Minnesota. It includes parts of Baytown Township, West Lakeland Township, the City of Bayport, and the City of Lake Elmo. The site consists of a contaminated groundwater plume located primarily in the Prairie du Chien Aquifer, the Jordan Sandstone Aquifer and, in certain areas, the Tunnel City Aquifer. The contaminated plume covers about seven square miles. A former metal working facility in Lake Elmo is the primary source of the site’s contamination. Treatment of private and public drinking water, source area treatment, and groundwater monitoring are ongoing.
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