Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Gear Up for Protect Your Groundwater Day on September 9th!

Protect Your Groundwater Day is only three weeks away! Started by the National Ground Water Association, Protect Your Groundwater Day is the perfect time for every household to act to protect this precious resource.  The Protect Your Groundwater web page provides ways citizens can protect groundwater from overuse or contamination. Here are a few more suggestions for ways you can protect groundwater every day of the year:


When it comes to hazardous household substances:
  • Store them properly in a secure place
  • Use them according to the manufacturer's recommendations
  • Dispose of them safely (if in doubt as to how, contact your local waste authority)
When it comes to water conservation:


If you own a water well

To learn more about groundwater protection, visit www.WellOwner.org or www.groundwater.org.

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