State association invites household water well owners to use helpful tools


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Ohio household water well owners are invited to use more than a dozen free online tools that will help them protect their property investment and their health, the Ohio Water Well Association <http://www.ohiowaterwell.org/> said in recognition of National Groundwater Awareness Week <http://www.ngwa.org/Events-Education/awareness/Pages/default.aspx> , March 5-11.

The tools can be accessed by going to the website www.WellOwner.org <http://www.wellowner.org/> , which is operated by the National Ground Water Association <http://www.ngwa.org/> (NGWA). The Ohio Water Well Association is affiliated with NGWA.

Following are some of the many free tools available on WellOwner.org:

Well owner app <http://www.wellowner.org/well-owner-app/> , which provides mobile device access to information and reminders about well maintenance, water testing, and groundwater protection

Well owner’s manual <http://www.waterwellapp.com/front/index.php> , which is a PC version of the app

Short online lessons <http://www.wellowner.org/well-owner-lessons/> for well owners

Well owner webinars <http://www.wellowner.org/well-owner-webinars/>

Private Well Owner Tip Sheet <http://www.wellowner.org/private-well-owner-tip-sheet/> emailed monthly

“Finding a contractor” <http://www.wellowner.org/finding-a-contractor/> webpage

Well financing video <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQK9UvHnriQ>

Private well owner hotline <http://www.wellowner.org/private-well-owner-hotline/> at 855-420-9355

Water well basics <http://www.wellowner.org/basics/planning-for-a-water-well/guidelines-for-written-contracts/> webpage

Water well maintenance <http://www.wellowner.org/maintenance/> webpage

Water quality/quantity <http://www.wellowner.org/water-quality/> webpage

Water testing <http://www.wellowner.org/water-quality/water-testing/> webpage

Water treatment <http://www.wellowner.org/water-treatment/> webpage

To learn more about Ohio dependence on groundwater, click here <http://www.ngwa.org/Documents/States/Use/nc.pdf>

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