Harmon County Oklahoma Well Owner Network
Friday, June 24, 2022
Oklahoma State University students are set to conduct well water analysis and a short training for citizens in Harmon County. Samples will be accepted at the Harmon County Extension Office at 320 N Main Hollis, OK 73550 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday July 9th. The results will be provided Friday July 15th, along with a short informative presentation at 1 p.m. at the Hollis Civic Community Center.
Well owners who would like to have their well water analyzed for free should contact the Harmon County Extension Office to learn how to collect their sample. The purpose of the well water screening and training is to help well owners better understand and safeguard their drinking water quality.
“In 2018, we surveyed citizens across Oklahoma on what their biggest water resource concerns were” said Kevin Wagner, Oklahoma Water Resource Center Director. “Consistently across the state, Oklahoman’s key concern was drinking water quality."
Water samples will be screened for nitrates, total dissolved solids, arsenic, pH and bacteria. Sample results and training, which is free and open to the public, will be July 15th at 1 p.m. at the Hollis Civic Community Center at 208 Jones Street Hollis, OK 73550.
This program is brought to you free of charge by OSU Rural Renewal Scholars, Harmon County Extension, with financial support provided by the Oklahoma Water Resources Center. We encourage you to bring in your samples and attend this event.
CONTACT: Kevin Wagner