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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org

Septic Systems 101 - Recorded Live on July 25, 2017

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 you 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.

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.

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.