September 9, 2008 - According to a recently released state report, a number of wells in Cape May County are tainted with bacteriological, organic, inorganic or radiological contamination.
Of the different types of contamination cited in the report, this county’s wells were most affected by the inorganic chemical – nitrate. Ninety-nine of the 3,058 test wells (3.2 percent) were found to have elevated nitrate levels.
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