Yearly Archives: 2014

Groundwater protection: Be a good neighbor

No one wants to drink bacteria, nitrates or toxic chemicals. So don’t let these nasties find their way into the groundwater that you and your neighbors depend on. Check your property for these common sources of contamination: Wells Abandoned wells and well pits Yard or farm water hydrants Septic systems Manure and fertilizers Hazardous materials […]

Abandoned Wells: A hidden danger

When it comes to unused wells, out of sight shouldn’t mean out of mind. These structures aren’t something you can just forget about. With their rusted casings and rotted well covers, abandoned wells are one of the biggest threats to groundwater quality. They can also create a physical threat, trapping people and animals and even […]