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 15, 2020

Well owners may bring water samples to the Kimble County AgriLife Extension Office, Kimble County Groundwater Conservation District Office, Sutton County AgriLife Extension Office, Sutton County Underground Water Conservation District Office, Edwards County AgriLife Extension Office or Real-Edwards Conservation & Reclamation District Office by 10 am on Wednesday, October 14, 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 the above locations or by contacting Joel Pigg at 979-845-1461.

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