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Drinking Water

Private Wells

Eight Tips for Maintaining Your Well

How to Properly Maintain Your Private Water Well OK DEQ fact sheet

Dealing with a flooded well after a storm (news article by Leilana McKindra, Agricultural Communications Services; 5/15/15)

Safe Drinking Water Before, During, and After a Disaster (Webinar presented by Gina Peek, Michael Smolen, and Hailin Zhang; April 25, 2013)

Well Owners' Network News (August 2012 issue) with articles of how water wells may be affected during and after drought and wildfires.

Drinking Water Quality


The Soil, Water and Forage Analytical Laboratory tests soil, water, and animal waste. Results can help improve production and minimize negative agricultural impacts on the watershed.
(Dr. Hailin Zhang - Plant & Soil Sciences)
- Visit www.soiltesting.okstate.edu for more information. Your county Extension office can provide testing kits.

Make sure your drinking water is safe in midst of disaster
(news article by Leilana McKindra, Agricultural Communications Services; 5/22/2013)