EPA to Host Public Meeting in Potosi for Washington County Residents

(Potosi) The E.P.A. is proposing interim cleanup plans to address lead and other heavy metal contamination in groundwater in domestic drinking wells for the Washington County Lead District’s Superfund Sites at Furnace Creek, Old Mines, Potosi and Richwoods.

A public meeting through Zoom will be held Thursday evening from 6 until 7:30, and an in-person public meeting will be held Monday evening the 25th from 5:30 until 7 at the Washington County Library in Potosi.

The E.P.A. will accept public comments until August 18th.

For more information or to request free testing of your yard or private water well, go to epa.gov /mo/missouri-cleanups or you can call 800-223-0425.