Llano River Field Station receives award
James Murr The Junction Eagle May 20, 2015 Texas Tech University’s Llano River Field Station in Junction has been selected for the “Education and Public Service Award” given by the Universities Council on Water Resources. The award recognizes “contributions to increased public awareness of water resources development, use, or management covering one or a combination of the natural, biological, and social sciences.” The Council is an association of universities and other o
When have you tested your private well?
Private Water Wells should be tested annually. Kimble County Groundwater Conservation District and the Real-Edwards Water Conservation and Reclamation District are sponsoring a water well screening day for area residents on Tuesday, May 19th at the Kimble County Courthouse. Samples must be turned in on the morning of May 19th by 10:00 a.m. and will be run that day. This well screening day is designed to inform private water well owners and users on the condition of their wel
Instructions for Collecting and Submitting Water Samples for Screening
IMPORTANT: Using a permanent marker write your name, address, and telephone number on the sampling bag. (do this before you collect the sample). Instructions: Use a faucet as close to the well as possible for making the collection. If an inside faucet is used, remove the aerator before making the collection. If a garden hose is present, remove from faucet before taking the sample. Rinse and dry the exterior of the faucet to prevent exterior contamination of your water sampl