More Town of Jackson residents are being told, not to drink their well water, because it's contaminated with benzene.
Last July, a gas pipeline ruptured, with the fuel seeping into the earth and groundwater. Ever since, the owner, West Shore Pipeline Company has taken water samples from both inside and outside the spill zone. The DNR then analyzes them and warns residents if theirs is tainted.
The agency has now expanded its Drinking Water Health Advisory west, to include:
- homes in the Crosswind Farms subdivision