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E-M:/ All eyes on ruling over water rights



This could be interesting to see just how much Wisconsin and Michigan have in common.
 
East Troy decision could expand DNR authority
 
A much-anticipated court ruling in a water dispute between the quiet community of East Troy and its neighboring Lake Beulah has captured the attention of nearly a half-dozen other communities in this part of the state that are at odds over water rights.
 
Supporters of beefing up DNR authority over groundwater say that because the agency is charged with protecting surface-water quality, it should exercise the same vigor in protecting all underground aquifers.