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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org

Is My Water Safe to Drink - Recorded Live on September 23, 2015

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:
  • Where your well water comes from,
  • Knowing if there are naturally occurring contaminants in your area, and
  • Sampling and treating water from your private well.


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.

Pruebas en Pozos Privados y Calidad del Agua - Recorded Live on July 21, 2015

This is a recording of a Spanish-language webinar that discusses water quality in your private well and using best practices to properly manage your well. The webinar will answer questions such as:
  • What type of assistance is available to well owners and communities,
  • Protecting your source water from other influences, and
  • Proper chlorination of your private well.


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 - Recorded Live on May 28, 2015

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.

Septic Systems - Recorded Live on April 30, 2015

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 answers questions such as:
  • Effects of adding chemicals, bleach, and other additives to a septic system,
  • Finding a professional to inspect and maintain the septic system, and
  • Removing tree roots and managing livestock around your 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.

How to Find Local Information - Recorded Live on October 30, 2014

In this webinar recording you’ll learn how to find local resources for well information and assistance. The webinar will answer questions such as:
  • Methods for finding  well logs, records, and information about your well,
  • Finding well drillers, contractors, and financial help programs, and
  • When to sample, what to sample for, and best practices to protect your well system.


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.