Welcome to the Scio Residents for Safe Water (SRSW) Website.
Our mission is to protect and preserve the groundwater in Scio Township.

Upcoming Events


CARD (Coalition for Action on Remediation of Dioxane) -- Official local government/citizen stakeholder group - Subscribe to CARD email notices

EGLE's (DEQ's) Gelman Website  EGLE docs list archive
(Join the EGLE-DEQ-Gelman Listserv to get EGLE/DEQ emails)

US EPA Superfund Cleanup Process and Community Guide **new links**

City of Ann Arbor 1,4-dioxane fact sheet​ and FAQs​ [more]

Ann Arbor City Council Members

Washtenaw County website dioxane topic

Scio Township website

Ann Arbor Township website

www.dioxane.org (based on WEMU Green Room radio shows about dioxane)

1,4-Dioxane Wiki Website -- CARD Pall-Gelman site for Latest News

Protect Our Neighborhoods (Ann Arbor grassroots group)

Contact Your State Legislators

Contact Michigan Governor and other departments

Learn how to test your Well Water (scroll down)

Washtenaw County Public Health Factsheet on 1,4-Dioxane

U-M SEAS/Gala Briefing on Dioxane Plume

Get email alerts via the SRSW Yahoo Group 
(membership for email alerts of important issues)

 Water on earth Infographic

 Think Globally


Pall/Gelman 1,4-dioxane contamination site


 Act Locally

04/28/2019 Ann Arbor Earth Day

We're learning interesting tidbits from Gelman Science's early days from its former employees, like how the company passed out car wash coupons when the wind changed direction and blew the dioxane-laden sprinkler water over its parking lot. 
Click here if you have a personal story like that to share (confidentially).

Gelman Site in Urbanized Area

The Gelman/Pall/Danaher site is unique in the amount of dioxane in the groundwater moving in several directions within an increasingly urbanized area with so many homeowner wells as their sole source of water... links to map images: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M689llDtD2pSunV7CjHlcMjh-7S9Ijzd?usp=sharing

Proposed 4th Consent Judgment Settlement & Responses
Documentation & Events) 8/31/2020 ... continuing
Rejected by Washtenaw County, Scio Township & City of Ann Arbor

One (of several) Unacceptable Conditions of Proposed 4th CJ Settlement: 500 ppb termination criteria:

1992 vs 2020 dioxame plumes + proposed 500 ppb termination


more at 

(Not including recent, unreported shallow dioxane sampling by Gelman.)
1 meter height represents 1 ppb of dioxane






Well Location discrepancies among available databases 
(some databases have locations not on or names different than other databases)

Well Screen Elevations (how deep is the pollution?)