Ag. Extension Domestic Well Owner’s Workshop

aquiferArizona Domestic Well Owner’s Workshop

A three-hour workshop will be held at your local County Extension office
101 E. Beale Street, Kingman, AZ 86401 at April 22, 2017 1:00pm-4:00pm

In Arizona, the number of new domestic wells can exceed 3,000 each year, with an estimated 130,000+ wells across the State. These private wells provide water supply to an estimated 120,000 households, or about 5-7% of the state’s population.

Your County has many domestic wells that provide water to homes. It is important that well owners are knowledgeable on how to care and maintain their well and have a basic understanding of issues that come with owning a well. The information will help the owner to provide safe drinking water and protect their investment.

Speakers:
– Janick Artiola, Ph.D.: University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Water Quality Specialist. jartiola@email.arizona.edu
– Gary Hix, RG: Past President of the Arizona Water Well Association.

The workshop will cover water sources, regulations, domestic well maintenance and water treatments topics, including:

• Introduction to Arizona Geology and aquifers
• Basic domestic well facts
• Regulations, Well registration, County Issues
• Routine well operation and maintenance
• Naturally occurring contaminants
• Aquifer vulnerability
• Well head and source water protection
• When to sample and what to sample for
• Home water Treatment options for your well water

For more info please download the workshop flier:

2017-4-WellWorkshopFlyer

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