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January is National Radon Action Month – Test air and water

Dr. Pamela Turner, Extension Housing Specialist, provided the information below the stars “***” to the UGA Extension Agents related to Radon in Georgia Counties.  Radon occurs naturally in areas where there is granite bedrock.   *** *** **** *** *** *** January is National Radon Action Month (NRAM).  I am hoping…
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NOTICE: Upper Oconee Regional Water Planning Meeting Announcement

The Upper Oconee Regional Water Planning Council will conduct its next meeting on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Registration: 9:00 A.M. – 9:30 A.M Meeting: 9:30 A.M. – 1:30 P.M The meeting will be held at: The Club at Lake Sinclair 3700 Sinclair Dam Road NE Milledgeville, GA 31061 For more…
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NOTICE: Middle Ocmulgee Regional Water Planning Council Meeting Announcement

The Middle Ocmulgee Regional Water Planning Council will hold its next meeting on        Friday, November 2, 2018   Registration: 9:30 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.     Meeting: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.   The meeting will be conducted at the:       Middle Georgia Regional Commission,  175…
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Altamaha/Suwanee-Satilla Joint Water Council

The Altamaha and Suwanee-Satilla Water Councils will hold a joint meeting on September 20, 2018 in Fitzgerald, Georgia at the Ben Hill Ag Pavilion located at 162 Paulk Park Road, Fitzgerald, GA 31750.  For more information on the meeting please see the Georgia Water Planning website under events.  Or the announcement for this…
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UGA Extension Agents travel to Virginia to learn about well water program

On December 12-13, seven UGA Faculty visited with the program manager of the Virginia Tech Well Water Program to discuss their program and how we can bring and develop such a program for UGA Extension.  While in Blacksburg, we learned how their program is conducted and how they get citizens…
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Georgia’s Draft Regional Water Plans available for review and comment

The Draft Regional Water Plans for Georgia have been finalized and are available for public comment.  The Draft Plans can be found on the Draft Regional Water Plan website. On the site you will be able to click on the Regional Water Council you are interested in reviewing and the…
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Water Conservation is the key

With 53 Georgia counties in a Level 1 drought condition currently, the main focus should be water conservation.  Some of the things that can be done to conserve water are listed below: Indoors:  One fact sheet from UGA is Every Drop Counts: Conserve Water at Home 1.  Run water only…
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