Water and the many issues and concerns that surround it continue to swirl in political, agricultural and economic circles. When drought conditions hit, the value of water becomes even more urgently evident.
The UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and UGA Extension look at the many prisms of water in all teaching, research and Extension programs. Extension agents educate farmers, homeowners, 4-H'ers, community leaders and businesses through workshops, activities and projects.
Georgia Certified Landscape Professional For managers and technicians in both the landscape installation and maintenance businesses.
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Production Meetings Updates on local issues for growers and producers.
Soil and Water Testing Services Increase your yield, test your water quality, and more.
SuperCrew Training Series Self-paced series on turfgrass installation, ornamentals planting and pruning, pesticide safety, and more.
- Your Household Water Quality: Odors in Your Water (C 1016) Homeowners sometimes experience unpleasant odors in their household water. In many cases, the exact cause of the odor is difficult to determine by water testing; however, this publication provides a f…
- Understanding Laboratory Wastewater Tests: I. ORGANICS (BOD, COD, TOC, O&G) (C 992) For most people a complete understanding of the standard methods required to accurately complete critical wastewater analytical tests is not necessary. However, a fundamental understanding of the theo…
- Factors to Consider in Selecting a Farm Irrigation System (B 882) The majority of agricultural irrigation systems in Georgia fit into one of two broad categories: sprinkler irrigation and micro-irrigation. Sprinkler irrigation systems include center pivot, linear mo…
- Household Water Quality Series: Disinfecting Your Well Water: Shock Chlorination (C 858-4) Shock chlorination is the process by which home water systems such as wells, springs, and cisterns are disinfected using household liquid bleach (or chlorine). Shock chlorination is the most widely re…
Water at UGA Tracks the current status of drought in Georgia and other water-related issues. This blog also features statewide outdoor water use schedules in addition to links to climatological data, outlooks, a news archive, and other related topics.
Impact Statements: Water Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to water.
Impact Statements: Drought Descriptions of Extension efforts to improve knowledge and practices related to drought.
CAES Hot Topics: Water and Drought Resource of information covering water and droughts, which includes related impact statements and reports, and relevant articles from the Water at UGA blog and the CAES Newswire.
UGA Department of Crop and Soil Sciences Learn more about the crop and soil sciences department at the UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
National Water Program Creates and disseminates knowledge that insures a safe and reliable source of water of the appropriate quality throughout the United States and its territories. Site includes information about research, education, and extension programs.
Southern Regional Water Program Site that applies knowledge to improve water quality in New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. It features program areas, reports and resources, success stories, regional links, contacts, partners, youth programs and information, and related links.
Shrub Recommendations When selecting plants for your space, take your time to fully evaluate the space and select plants that will both thrive and provide you with powerful visual stimuli.
Produce Safety UGA expert developed an online calculator and simulator to help educate farmers and Extension agents with necessary actions related to the water quality component of the Produce Safety Rule in the Food Safety Modernization Act.
Saving Water Extension water programs help reduce water usage on farms, in landscapes.