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SepticSmart Week 2018

Did you know that one in five U.S. homes have septic systems? This could be you! Mark your calendar for SepticSmart Week 2018 taking place September 17-21, 2018. EPA’s SepticSmart initiative is a nation-wide public education effort with resources for homeowners, local organizations, and government leaders. Learn how septic systems work…
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World Environment Day 2018

Did you know that June 5th is World Environment Day? “While it isn’t a public holiday, it is an environmental awareness day, run by the United Nations. It is sometimes also unofficially called Eco Day or Environment Day. The aim of the Day is to raise awareness of the environment…
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Freshwater in the Great Lakes

The Editor’s Blog from the Stormwater Magazine today discusses the freshwater in the Great Lakes and some facts about the lakes.  In the post, Janice discusses the presence of algae blooms, carp and wetlands.  I know there has been some discussion with UGA Extension Agents on algae blooms and harmful…
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Converting a School Bus in A Desalination Plant

I was reading an article in the latest Water World Magazine and wanted to pass along to you.  A group of engineers at the University of Arizona in conjunction with Apex Applied Technology converted an old School Bus into a Desalination Plant for an off-the grid school in the water-scarce Navajo community. …
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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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