Texas Well Owner Network

'Well Educated' Training

Boerne‘Well Educated’ Day Session is a free, half-day educational training for Texas residents who depend on household wells for their water needs. Well Educated is for private well owners who want to become familiar with groundwater resources, septic system maintenance, well maintenance, water conservation, water quality and water treatment.

As part of the Well Educated Program participants can bring their well water samples to be screened for common contaminants including fecal coliform bacteria, nitrates, arsenic and high salinity.

Please read the Water Sample Collection Instructions or watch an instructional video if you are unsure how to correctly collect your water sample

Below is a list of upcoming trainings. Please plan to attend a training near you.

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October  13, 2020

Well owners may bring water samples to the Kinney County AgriLife Extension Office, Kinney County Groundwater Conservation District Office, Uvalde County AgriLife Extension Office, Uvalde County Underground Water Conservation District, Real County AgriLife Extension Office or Real-Edwards Conservation & Reclamation District Office by 10 am on Monday October 12, 2020 to be screened for nitrate–nitrogen, total dissolved solids (TDS) and E. coli bacteria for $10. Pick up approved sample containers with instructions at any of the offices mentioned above or by contacting Joel Pigg at 979-845-1461.

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