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PSA: Septic system maintenance after flooding

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May 8, 2023

Developed by UF/IFAS Extension regional specialized water resources agents Yilin Zhuang and Andrea Albertin During floods or heavy rains, the soil around a septic tank and drainfield can get waterlogged, and wastewater from the septic system ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Home Management, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Flood, Flooding, Foodwater, Hurricane, Septic System, Septic Tank, Tropical Depression, Tropical Storm, Tropical Storms

Resilient Cedar Key team launches flooding vulnerability mapper

April 24, 2023

New Tool Launches to Help Cedar Key Prepare for Flooding What will future flooding be like in Cedar Key? This can be tough to visualize but technology can help. The Resilient Cedar Key team just launched a new tool, now available to all. The ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Water
Tags: Cedar Key, Climate Change, Coastal Systems, Flood Mapping Tool, Flooding, Flooding Vulnerability Assessment, Florida Sea Grant, InsideNatureCoast, Resilience, Rosewood, Sea Level Rise

Broward Extension Shares Resources for Mitigating Historic Flooding

April 14, 2023

Broward County Florida experienced unprecedented, historic flooding, like we have never seen before. We had repeated flash flood and tornado warnings which weren’t for the faint of heart. The downpour of rain didn’t seem to stop. The skies ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Avoid Speeding, Be Kind, Be Resilient, Broward County, Chemicals In Water, Contaminated Water, Disaster, Disaster Anxiety, Disaster Planning, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Preparedness And Your Pets, Disaster Suggestions, Don't Let Kids Play In Flood Water, Don't Walk In Flood Water, Engage In Self Care, Flood Resources, Flooding, Flooding In Broward County, Have A To-go Bag, Historic Flooding, Keep Flood Insurance Up To Date, Keep Homeowners Insurance Up To Date, Keep Medications On Hand, Manage Stress, Mitigate Extreme Flooding, Protect Open Cuts And Wounds, Safety, Stay Informed, Uf Ifas Extension Solutions, UF/IFAS Resources, Use Caution When Driving In Flood Water

2022 Private Well and Septic System Webinar Series

February 17, 2022

Interested in learning more about private wells and septic systems in Florida? The UF/IFAS Extension Central District Water Resources program is hosting a series of four webinars for Florida homeowners interested in learning more about your ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Extension Education, Flooding, Household Water, Onsite Sewer Treatment And Disposal, Private Well, Septic System, Storms, Water RSA, Webinar, Yilin Zhuang

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