Texas Well Owner Network

‘Well Informed’ 1 hour Session

Screening -water‘Well Informed’ 1 hour Session is an education program that gives well owners the opportunity to have their well water samples to be screened for common contaminants including fecal coliform bacteria, nitrates, and high salinity. The screening of the water sample is followed by a 1 hour explanation of the screening results and water well protection practices and focuses on wellhead protection and recommendations for remediating well contamination.   

Upcoming Well Screenings

July 14, 2017 - Milam & Burleson Counties Water Sample Campaign

Pick Up Sample Packet // Starting June 5th

  • Pick up sample packet June 5 - 21 - $10 each
  • Pick Up Locations:
    • the AgriLife Extension office for Burleson County, 100 W. Buck St., Ste. 105 in Caldwell 
    • the AgriLife Extension office for Milam County, 100 E. 1st St. in Cameron 

Drop Off Samples // June 19 - 22

Result Meetings // July 14

  • Two meetings explaining sample screening results will be held:
    • July 14 at 9 a.m. in Milam County at the POSGCD office, 310 E. Avenue C in Milano. 
    • July 14 at 12 p.m. in Burleson County at the Burleson County Fair Expo Center, 905 SH 36 S in Caldwell.

July 31st, 2017 - Shepard, TX 

Pick Up Containers //

  • Pick up a sample bag, bottle and instructions from the AgriLife Extension office in San Jacinto County.
  • Samples must be collected within 24 hours of drop off 

Drop Off // July 31st

  • Drop off samples between 8:30–10 a.m. August 1st at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for San Jacinto County, 11 Carrier Ave.  in Shepard. 

Results Meeting // August 1st 

  • A meeting explaining screening results will be held at 6 p.m., August 1st at the San Jacinto County Extension Office, 11 Carrier Ave. in Shepard. 

August 1st, 2017 - Mont Belvieu, TX - Cedar Bayou Watershed 

Pick Up Containers //

  • Pick up a sample bag, bottle and instructions from the AgriLife Extension office in Liberty County or Chambers County.
  • Samples must be collected within 24 hours of drop off 

Drop Off // August 1st

  • Drop off samples between 8:30–10 a.m. August 1st at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Liberty County, 501 Palmer in Liberty, TX OR at McLeod Park, 10717 Langston Dr. in Mont Belvieu. 

Results Meeting // August 2nd

  • A meeting explaining screening results will be held at 6 p.m., August 2nd at McLeod Park, 10717 Langston Dr. in Mont Belvieu. 

August 2nd, 2017 - Anahuac, TX - Double Bayou Watershed 

Pick Up Containers //

  • Pick up a sample bag, bottle and instructions from the AgriLife Extension office in Chambers County, 295 White Memorial Park Rd. in Anahuac.
  • Samples must be collected within 24 hours of drop off 

Drop Off // August 2nd

  • Drop off samples between 8:30–10 a.m. August 2nd at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office Chambers County, 295 White Memorial Park Rd. in Anahuac. 

Results Meeting // August 3rd

  • A meeting explaining screening results will be held at 6 p.m. August 3rd at the Chambers County Extension Office, 295 White Memorial Park Rd. in Anahuac.
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