DEQ: Holland Lake sewer could be contaminating area groundwater
September 21, 2023
Montana's environment agency said wastewater from Holland Lake Lodge could be leaking above state-approved levels after nonprofit Save Holland Lake made an official complaint that the site could be contaminating groundwater.
The Department of Environmental Quality then asked the Forest Service in an August letter to complete an analysis of the site by Sept. 17. Officials from the Forest Service requested a two-month extension of the study, a letter from the Forest Service said.
DEQ said in its August letter that after looking at nearby precipitation and evaporation data, waste volume and...