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Well Water Series Video

Entitled “Private Drinking Water Well Testing and Protection,” the video can now be viewed online.

“Many private well owners do not realize that they are responsible for testing and maintaining their private drinking water wells,” said Alyson McCann, who coordinates URI’s Home*A*Syst Program. “Even fewer are aware that they should be testing their well water annually. This program will provide private well owners with information to make informed decisions about protecting their drinking water supply.”

One in 10 Rhode Islanders rely on private wells for their drinking water supply.
The program contains interviews, graphics, and footage of a well being drilled to help viewers understand the importance of private well protection. Interviews with experts highlight how regular testing, maintenance and good housekeeping practices are vital to protecting private drinking water supplies.

The running time of this video is 24 minutes and 51 seconds

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The URI Home*A*Syst Program received a Partner Appreciation Award from the Northern Rhode Island Conservation District at its Annual Dinner held in November, 2006. The URI Home*A*Syst Program and the Northern Rhode Island Conservation District has worked together for more than 10 years, conducting educational programs within the District on water resource protection. We are honored for the acknowledgement and look forward to our continued work together.

The URI Home*A*Syst and 4-H Programs received USDA grant to conduct educational program for small acreage livestock / large animal owners. For more information about this program please visit our website at www.uri.edu/ce/healthylandscapes/livestock/index_livestock.html

URI Home*A*Syst provides equal program opportunities without regard to race,age, sex or preference, creed, or disability. The University is an Affirmative Action /
Equal Opportunity employer. AES and CE programs are nondiscriminatory (Non-Discrimination Statement).
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