Learning to care for your well and septic system can help to prevent catastrophe

Free workshop at Washington County Fairgrounds: Oct. 2, 5:30-7:30pm During my sophomore year of high school, my mother and I moved into a new house on the edge of town. Surrounded by thick bushy pines and nestled on a three-acre chunk of land, the amenities of the yard made up for the fact that it…

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Well Water Nitrate Testing Clinics – May 6 and 8

Counter intuitively, solutions to other common water pollution problems – boiling, softening and filtration – do nothing to reduce nitrate levels and, in fact, boiling can actually increase nitrate concentrations.

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Old homes and farms contain secrets – some good, some bad

To help protect groundwater drinking resources, Washington County has a well-sealing program that can cover 50-100% of the cost for property owners to seal abandoned wells on their property.

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