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K-State Research and Extension Bookstore

K-State Research and Extension Bookstore

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Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-3402

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Environment and Natural Resources » Drinking Water

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    Animal Waste Lagoon Water Quality Study

    Anaerobic lagoons are used to collect, treat, and store waste at many concentrated animal operations. Movement of nitrate-nitrogen into aquifers used to supply drinking water is a concern.

  • MF2396
    Private Well Maintenance and Protection

    Check casing for leaks & cap for water tightness, ground surface sloped away from well for 15 feet in all directions, shock chlorination, test for coliform bacteria, nitrate, pH & dissolved solids.

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    Kansas Home*A*Syst: An Environmental Risk-Management Guide for the Home--Johnson County

    Kansas Home*A*Syst is a confidential self-assessment program you can use to evaluate your home and property for pollution and health risks. In every home there are potential pollution sources.

  • MF871
    Recommended Water Tests for Private Wells

    Test at least annually for bacteria and nitrate. Bacteria tests each quarter are recommended. Water should be tested for common impurities and nuisance contaminants every few years.

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  • MF857
    Nitrate and Groundwater

    Nitrate & nitrite can have both immediate and long-term health effects. Nitrate is a common contaminant in ground-water. 28% of farmstead wells are above the nitrate standard.

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