Radium found in Near West Side well; follow-up test results pending

High levels of a radioactive metal have turned up again in one of Madison’s wells.

In a sample taken in August, the radium concentration was above the federal drinking water standard in Well 19 near Picnic Point, the primary water source for most of the UW-Madison campus, including the American Family Children’s Hospital.

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