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Aquifers! What are they and Where are they?

On this second day of National Groundwater Awareness Week, today we explain what aquifers are, where they are, how to we get water from them, and some important measures for protecting our groundwater supplies and your well water. Learn more about groundwater on the UGA Water Team webpage at https://site.extension.uga.edu/water/ . #UGAWater #UGAExtension Todays information was written by Gary L. Hawkins and Martin Wunderly.
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What is Groundwater, aquifers and wells?

It’s National Groundwater Awareness Week, and many Georgian’s rely on groundwater for personal and agricultural uses. Learn more about groundwater this week by following the UGA Water Team blog: https://site.extension.uga.edu/water/ . #UGAWater #UGAExtension . Today we will look at what is groundwater, aquifers, and well.
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SepticSmart Week – Day 4 – Pump Your Tank!

The tank is the part of the septic system where the material is stored and then distributed to the drainfield. Within the tank the organic material is broken down but it is also the place where any inorganic material is stored. So, pumping the tank on a regular basis (typically 3-5 years) removes the inorganic material, oils and greases, and reduces the organic fraction. This protects both the tank and the drainfield.

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SepticSmart Week – Day 3 – Don’t Overload the Commode!

Day three focuses on not using the commode as a trashcan. So flushing things other than the three P’s down the drain will or could clog the commode and septic tank and system. The three P’s are: Poop. Pee-Pee, and toilet Paper. Other things will not degrade rapidly and cause…
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