Georgia HOME*A*SYST: Improving Drinking Water Well Condition (B 1152-03) University of Georgia Extension About 95 percent of Georgia's rural residents depend on ground water to supply their drinking water and farm needs. Wells are designed to provide clean water. If improperly constructed and maintained, however, they can allow bacteria, nitrates, pesticides, or petroleum products to contaminate ground water. These contaminates can put family and livestock health at risk. This assessment allows you to evaluate the environmental soundness of your farm and operational practices relating to your drinking water well condition. 2015-07-15 17:28:15.103 2006-06-02 14:27:28.0 Georgia Home*A*Syst Series: Georgia HOME*A*SYST: Improving Drinking Water Well Condition | Publications | UGA Extension Skip to content

Georgia HOME*A*SYST: Improving Drinking Water Well Condition (B 1152-03)

Summary

About 95 percent of Georgia's rural residents depend on ground water to supply their drinking water and farm needs. Wells are designed to provide clean water. If improperly constructed and maintained, however, they can allow bacteria, nitrates, pesticides, or petroleum products to contaminate ground water. These contaminates can put family and livestock health at risk. This assessment allows you to evaluate the environmental soundness of your farm and operational practices relating to your drinking water well condition.

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Status and Revision History
Published on Mar 18, 2004
Re-published on Feb 20, 2009
In review as of Jan 5, 2010
In review for minor revisions as of Jan 5, 2010
Re-published with minor revisions on Apr 27, 2011
Expired on Apr 30, 2014