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January 27, 2014

Learn to keep well water safe

Free webinars set for 1 p.m. Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and Feb. 26

MERCER COUNTY AREA — Registration is open for free National Ground Water Association webinars to help household water well owners keep their water safe.

The first is at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Register by going to the following links or go to NGWA’s website for well owners: WellOwner.org

-- 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28: “Testing Your Well Water: Where Do You Begin?”

Presenter Michael Schnieders is a professional geologist and hydrologist, and senior consultant for Water Systems Engineering in Ottawa, Kan. Participants will learn what every well owner should test for and how to determine what is locally occurring and worthy of testing. Registration link: http://login.icohere.com/registration/register.cfm?reg=910&evt=01282014

-- 1 p.m. Feb. 4: “Treating Well Water: Where Do You Begin?”

Presenter: Gary Hix is a registered geologist, certified well driller and pump installer, and immediate past president of the Arizona Water Well Association.

 There is no one-size-fits-all water treatment system. This webinar will help you learn some key fundamentals in selecting the right water treatment system to protect your water quality.

Registration link: http://login.icohere.com/registration/register.cfm?reg=914&evt=02042014

-- 1 p.m. Feb. 26: “Water Well Maintenance: Where Do You Begin?”

Gary Hix is a registered geologist, certified well driller and pump installer, and immediate past president of the Arizona Water Well Association.  Water wells are expertly engineered systems that sometimes require maintenance. Learn how to stay on top of maintenance needs to protect water quality.

The toll-free private well owner hotline at 855-420-9355. There are free online well owner lessons on www.WellOwner.org about a variety of topics relating to water wells, including water quality.

 

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