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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org

What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know About Homes with Well Water- Recorded Live December 12, 2018

This webinar recording will help real estate professionals 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.


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What Environmental Health Professionals Need to Know About Private Wells - Recorded Live on November 7, 2018

This webinar recording discusses private well topics that environmental health professionals might encounter in the field. The webinar will answer questions such as:

  • Challenges and issues that environmental health professionals face,
  • Groundwater, wells, and well owner attitudes, and
  • Gaps between groundwater and health professionals.


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Well Care 101 - Recorded Live on September 18, 2018

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:

  • How to determine if your water is safe for drinking,
  • Simple best practices for well maintenance, and
  • Solutions to the most common well problems.


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What Well Owners Need to Know About Lead in Drinking Water - Recorded Live August 22, 2018

In this webinar recording we will cover how lead can enter drinking water in homes with private wells and what to do next if you suspect your family is at risk. The webinar will answer questions such as: 

  • Sources of lead in the home and consequences of exposure,
  • Why and when lead is likely to leach from plumbing materials, and
  • Best practices for reducing the risk of lead in drinking water.


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Septic Systems 101 - Recorded Live on July 17, 2018

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: 

  • What is safe to flush down your drains,
  • Do you need to put additives in your septic tank, and
  • How to prolong the life of your system.


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