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    • Decontaminating Flooded Wells 

      Boellstorff, Diana; Dozier, Monty; Provin, Tony; Dictson, Nikkoal; McFarland, Mark L. (2005-09-30)
      This publication explains how to decontaminate and disinfect a well, test the well water and check for well damage after a flood.
    • Decontaminating Flooded Wells (Spanish) 

      Boellstorff, Diana; Dozier, Monty; Provin, Tony; Dictson, Nikkoal; McFarland, Mark L. (2007-10-08)
      This publication explains how to decontaminate and disinfect a well, test the well water and check for well damage after a flood.
    • Disinfecting Water Wells by Shock Chlorination 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2005-09-30)
      If your well has been flooded, it must be shock chlorinated before it can be used as a source of drinking water. This publication explains how to disinfect a well using either dry chlorine or liquid household bleach.
    • Disinfecting Water Wells by Shock Chlorination (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2007-10-05)
      If your well has been flooded, it must be shock chlorinated before it can be used as a source of drinking water. This publication explains how to disinfect a well using either dry chlorine or liquid household bleach.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Iron and Manganese 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2004-02-20)
      Iron and manganese can give water an unpleasant taste, odor and color. In this publication you'll learn how to know whether your water contains iron or manganese and how to eliminate these contaminants with various treatment ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Iron and Manganese (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2004-02-20)
      Iron and manganese can give water an unpleasant taste, odor and color. In this publication you'll learn how to know whether your water contains iron or manganese and how to eliminate these contaminants with various treatment ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Lead (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2004-02-20)
      Lead in drinking water can damage the brain, kidneys, nervous system and red blood cells. This publication explains how lead can enter drinking water, how to have your water tested, and how to eliminate lead from drinking water.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Arsenic 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2005-12-02)
      High levels of arsenic in drinking water can poison and even kill people. This publication explains the symptoms of arsenic poisoning and common treatment methods for removing arsenic from your water supply.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Arsenic (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2006-06-19)
      High levels of arsenic in drinking water can poison and even kill people. This publication explains the symptoms of arsenic poisoning and common treatment methods for removing arsenic from your water supply.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Benzene 

      Dozier, Monty; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2009-04-16)
      Drinking water in Texas sometimes contains potentially harmful chemicals, including benzene. Well owners can learn how to treat their well water to remove these chemicals. 4 pages, 3 images
    • Drinking Water Problems: Copper 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-01-25)
      High levels of copper in drinking water can cause health problems. This publication explains the effects of copper in water and methods of removing it. 4 pp.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Copper (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L.; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-01-25)
      High levels of copper in drinking water can cause health problems. This publication explains the effects of copper in water and methods of removing it. 4 pp.
    • Drinking Water Problems: Lead 

      Dozier, Monty; McFarland, Mark L. (2004-02-20)
      Lead in drinking water can damage the brain, kidneys, nervous system and red blood cells. This publication explains how lead can enter drinking water, how to have your water tested, and how to eliminate lead from drinking water.
    • Drinking Water Problems: MTBE 

      Dozier, Monty; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2008-08-28)
      Methyl tertiary-butyl ether, a gasoline additive commonly known as MTBE, can contaminate ground water and cause health problems for those exposed to it for a long time. However, filtering devices can remove this and other ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Nitrates 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2008-03-28)
      High levels of nitrates in drinking water can be harmful for very young infants and susceptible adults. This publication explains how people are exposed to nitrates, what health effects are caused by them in drinking water ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Nitrates (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-05-03)
      High levels of nitrates in drinking water can be harmful for very young infants and susceptible adults. This publication explains how people are exposed to nitrates, what are the health effects of nitrates in drinking water ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Perchlorate 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Porter, Dana; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2005-11-18)
      Perchlorate is a potential contaminate of well water that can have harmful effects on human health. Methods of removing perchlorate from water are described and illustrated. There is information to help well owners select ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Perchlorate (Spanish) 

      Dozier, Monty; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Porter, Dana; Lesikar, Bruce J. (2006-02-21)
      Perchlorate is a potential contaminate of well water that can have harmful effects on human health. Methods of removing perchlorate from water are described and illustrated. There is information to help well owners select ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Radionuclides 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2006-08-04)
      Radionuclides in drinking water can cause serious health problems for people. This publication explains what the sources of radionuclides in water are, where high levels have been found in Texas, how they affect health and ...
    • Drinking Water Problems: Radionuclides (Spanish) 

      Lesikar, Bruce J.; Melton, Rebecca; Hare, Michael; Hopkins, Janie; Dozier, Monty (2006-12-21)
      Radionuclides in drinking water can cause serious health problems for people. This publication explains what the sources of radionuclides in water are, where high levels have been found in Texas, how they affect health and ...