Nearly one-fourth of the world’s wastewater comes from residential septic systems, according to the United Nations. But only 48% of such systems adequately treat wastewater.
The most common type of septic system includes the tank and a ... READ MORE
Brenda Marty Jimenez, UF/IFAS Extension, Broward County, Agent IV
Amarat Simonne, Ph.D. UF/IFAS Extension, Professor and Extension Specialist
Water directly out of your tap may not be safe to drink during an emergency. Boil water ... READ MORE
Importance of Green Spaces
This morning, while working at my alternate location, I listened to a cardinal’s serenade, watched a plump of Black-Bellied Whistle Ducks fly over, touched the morning dew with my feet, sat under a canopy of a tree, ... READ MORE
When researchers in the UF Center for Emerging Pathogens analyzed U.S. public health data from 1999-2010, they determined that contamination from cyanobacterial blooms is a potential risk factor for non-alcoholic liver disease. They superimposed ... READ MORE