Recent samples raise questions about breaches in Memphis aquifer

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 13, 2023 11:21 AM CT | Published: September 12, 2023 4:42 PM CT

All the water sampled in a recent study — with the exception of one well field — was a mix of uncontaminated aquifer water with much younger water, providing evidence of breaches. 


Memphis Aquifer
Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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