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Protect your fresh water: A Q&A with a water quality expert


May 5, 2022

An estimated 2.5 million Floridians rely on private wells for home drinking water, according to the Florida Department of Health (FDOH). These systems are sensitive to environmental changes, like flooding, and owners are responsible for the ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Andrea Albertin, Drinking Water, Hurricane Season, Private Well, Water Quality, Well Water, Workshop

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

Private Well and Septic System Webinar Series


January 7, 2021

Happy New Year! Have you made resolutions to take better care of yourself? Don't forget to include well care and septic system care into your resolutions! Did you know... Approximately 12% of the Floridians rely on private wells for home ... READ MORE

Category: Disaster Preparation, Events, Food Safety, Home Management, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Drinking Water, Private Well, Septic System, UF IFAS Extension Water Agents, Water Protection, Water RSA, Webinar, Yilin Zhuang

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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