Florida homeowners with a private well or septic system are invited to learn more about their home water and wastewater management systems through free webinars hosted by UF/IFAS experts.
WHO: UF/IFAS water resources regional specialized ... READ MORE
Last week, Hurricane Ian ripped through Florida, dumping and causing historic flooding. While many in the state have a long road to recovery ahead, many Floridians are beginning to clean-up storm damage.
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Hard water is a result of dissolved minerals Calcium, Magnesium, and Manganese. Hard water is a very common problem, affecting water in more than 85% of the country (Water Quality Association).
The term "hardness" is applied to the soap neutralizing ... READ MORE
Lead contamination poses a serious threat to drinking water safety. Both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) agree that Lead is harmful to health, especially for children. There ... READ MORE
Demand for locally grown food soared during the pandemic, and this trend appears to be holding true for consumers. Concerns about sustainability and a demand for more familiar ingredients have put locally grown products in the spotlight throughout ... READ MORE
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
Happy almost New Year! Are you making your new year resolutions? How about adding water conservation onto your list?
We will kick off Water Wednesday by introducing some simple actions to reduce water consumption inside your house and protect ... READ MORE
Whether you are returning to an office building or establishing a home office, you may wonder about the quality of the air inside your space. Plants are nature’s air filter. They improve indoor air quality by converting CO2 (carbon dioxide) ... READ MORE
Did you know... Approximately one in every five private wells has contamination.
UF/IFAS Extension is partnering with the Southwest Florida Water Management District and offering this educational workshop. Attendees will learn the potential ... READ MORE
The Atlantic hurricane season extends from June 1 through November 30. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance ... READ MORE