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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org

Septic Systems 101 - Recorded Live July 6, 2016

In this webinar recording you’ll learn about septic system management as part of a larger strategy to protect the water in your private well. Using best practices to maintain your septic system can also keep it in proper working order and prolong its life. The webinar will answer questions such as: 
  • Effects of disposing of garbage in the sink,
  • Measuring the solid sludge in the septic system, and
  • Proper care of the area around the septic system and drainfield.


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

Is My Water Safe to Drink? - Recorded Live May 11, 2016

In this webinar recording you’ll learn about caring for your private well and best practices to protect your water supply from contamination. The webinar will answer questions such as:
  • What to test for,
  • Construction practices that could make your well water unsafe, and
  • How to protect your well water from contamination


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

What Realtors Need to Know About Homes With Well Water- Recorded Live April 27, 2016

This webinar recording will help realtors understand the private well issues that affect real estate transactions, including an overview of how wells work. The webinar will answer questions such as:
  • Issues important to home buyers and sellers,
  • Well construction and maintenance basics, and
  • How well water quality and construction can affect property value


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

Well Care 101 - Recorded Live on March 30, 2016

In this webinar recording you’ll learn well care best practices and how to ensure the water in your well is safe to drink. The webinar will answer questions such as: 
  • Basic well construction, 
  • Testing your well water, and 
  • Treatment options.

PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

 

Why Doesn't My Well Produce Very Much Water?

Some wells produce very little water, even when all of the water system components are in excellent condition. Low-yield private wells are usually the result of certain aquifer conditions, and can be associated with specific water system problems. Watch the video to learn more.



PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.