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Should I test my private drinking well?

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October 27, 2022

Residents who receive their drinking water through a municipality enjoy peace of mind knowing that their potable water undergoes routine bacteriological testing behind-the-scenes. But how do you know if water from your private well is safe and ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Bleach, Coliform, Disinfectant, Drinking, E.coli, Escherichia Coli, Pgm_Water, Potable, Test, Well

How To Effectively Disinfect A Private Drinking Well


September 18, 2020

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace Hurricanes bring excessive rain. When heavy rains bring flooding to an area, your private well may not be safe to drink. It may be in danger of contamination from ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Bacteria, Bacterial Contamination, Bleach, Chlorine, Drinking Water, Flooded Well, Private Well, Shock Chlorination, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water, Water RSA, Well Disinfection, Well Water, Yilin Zhuang

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