Ohio EPA needs more info to approve Michindoh Aquifer drilling

An Ohio EPA spokeswoman told FOX 55 the company's CEO Ed Kidston didn't send specifics about the engineering or the required information for well sites.

Posted: Sep 10, 2018 9:06 PM
Updated: Sep 11, 2018 6:24 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WFFT) - The Ohio EPA needs more information before it will approve Artesian of Pioneer's plan to pipe water from the Michindoh Aquifer to the Toledo, Ohio area.

An Ohio EPA spokeswoman told FOX 55 the company's CEO Ed Kidston didn't send specifics about the engineering or the required information for well sites.

Documents show Kidston said he doesn't have a contract to develop or construct production wells at this time.

Kidston wants to drill water from the Michindoh Aquifer in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana and sell it to communities near Toledo.

The Ohio EPA has posted the plan to its website.

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Scattered Clouds
66° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 66°
Angola
Scattered Clouds
64° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 64°
Huntington
Clear
64° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 64°
Decatur
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 63°
Van Wert
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 63°
Rain moving in on Monday
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events