NGWA releases four online lessons for well owners

Feb. 13, 2014

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The lessons explain arsenic, bacteria, nitrate and radon pollution and what actions to take.

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The National Ground Water Association has released four free online lessons for household water well owners at, according to a press release.

The lessons were developed by NGWA with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the release reported.

According to the release, lessons include: Arsenic in Well Water: What Is It and What Do You Do?; Bacteria in Well Water: What Is It and What Do You Do?; Nitrate in Well Water: What Is It and What Do You Do?; and Radon in Well Water: What Is It and What Do You Do?

Read more on contaminants here.

Other online well owner lessons previously made available cover what to test your water for, how to get a test and interpret the results and the basics of water treatment, in addition to two recorded webinars on water testing and water treatment, noted the release.

“It’s never been easier for well owners to get the basic information they need to be good water well and groundwater stewards,” said NGWA Public Awareness Director Cliff Treyens. “These resources will help well owners to improve and protect their water quality.”

Read the full release here.

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