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Groundwater Awareness Week: March 10-16
Some Guidelines on Ways to Protect Our Groundwater

March 5, 2013 -- As part of National Groundwater Awareness Week (March 10-16, 2013), the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality is joining the Ground Water Protection Council and the National Ground Water Association in providing some useful guidelines on ways we can protect our groundwater resources.

Some helpful tips:

Simple Steps Key to Groundwater Protection at the Household Level
Proper Well Construction and Maintenance to Protect Groundwater
Water Testing Tips

Related links on NDEQ’s web site:

Wellhead Protection Program
2012 Nebraska Groundwater Quality Monitoring Report

Related web sites:

Related web sites include:
the National Ground Water Association at
the Ground Water Protection Council at
the Groundwater Foundation at
Related videos:

Three-minute educational videos on well construction/maintenance, water testing/treatment, and groundwater protection from wellowner.org at http://wellowner.org/basics/well-videos/