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Leachate treatment system works

WILLMAR –– Initial test results indicate that a too-good-to-be-true method of filtering out hazardous chemicals and contaminants from liquid that seeps from the Kandiyohi County landfill may indeed be good and true.

The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners heard an update Tuesday on a pilot project underway at the landfill that engineers say can turn contaminated water into drinking water. And the process is more environmentally sound than the county’s current system of trucking leachate to Willmar’s wastewater treatment facility.

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