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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org


Katie Hollenbeck
Katie Hollenbeck
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Well Care 101 - Recorded Live on December 19, 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 water, and
  • Treatment options.

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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 Environmental Health Professionals Need to Know About Private Wells - November 7, 2016

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

  • Why well owners are not always interested in their wells
  • How wells should be constructed and what to do about poor construction, and
  • How poor construction and abandoned wells can affect human health


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 Well Owners Need to Know About Lead in Drinking Water - Recorded Live August 30, 2016

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.


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 Water Testing Labs Need to Know about Private Wells - Recorded Live July 19, 2016

In this webinar recording we will cover what water testing laboratories need to know to answer questions from well owners that go beyond water quality. We'll also cover examples of successful partnership programs and effective educational and outreach tools. The webinar will answer questions such as: 
  • The proper care of a private well,
  • The importance of testing well water, and
  • Deciphering and understanding sample results.


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.

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.