Today we will look at fun ways to learn about water and groundwater. We will learn how to build an aquifer that is edible and find some fun games to learn about the water system and groundwater. If you would like to learn more about water resources and well water, the Water Team blog can be found at https://site.extension.uga.edu/water/well-water/ #UGAWater, #UGAExtension
As we continue to learn about groundwater during National Groundwater Awareness Week, we will discuss testing well water today. To find out more about well water and other information follow the UGA Water Team blog at https://site.extension.uga.edu/water/ . #UGAWater, #UGAExtension . Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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.
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… Read More
September 14, 202 starts the 2020 campaign of Septic Smart Week. Enjoy learning this week about how you can protect your septic system and the environment. On Monday September 14, 2020 the idea is to “Protect It and Inspect It!”. Below is a few Social Media texts that can be… Read More
In the Pipeline Ag Safety Alliance newsletter for this week, there is a story from the UK telling of how a farmer was fixing a fence post and ended up flooding the town. The story is titled “100ft high” wall of water shoots from the ground during fence maintenance and… Read More