How to Collect Your Water Well Sample?

Texas Well Owner Network: Instructions for Collecting and Submitting Water Samples Visit to view a video on how to take a sample. Wash your hands. Use a faucet as close to the well as possible for making the collection. If an inside faucet is used, remove the aerator on the end of the faucet before making the collection. Rinse and dry the exterior of the faucet to prevent exterior contamination of your water sample. If possible, wipe off with a Chlorox-type towelette or paper towel wetted with a light bleach solution to kill any bacteria present on the faucet. Allow the solution to dry before sampling. Turn on the water full force and let it run at full force f

Texas Well Owner Network

Water well owner training set for Nov. 14 in Junction Contact: Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, Junction -- Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Nov. 14 in Junction. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Texas Tech Center at Junction, 254 Red Raider Ln. Coordinators said the training is being offered to area private water well owners through collaboration with the Llano River Field Station and the Kimble County Groundwater Conservation District. “The Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, program is for Texas residents who depend on household wells for their water n

Fredericksburg Fly Fishers Celebrate 14th Annual Oktoberfisch

Celebrating its 14th year, the Fredericksburg Fly Fishers will again be hosting Oktoberfisch in Junction, Texas over the weekend of July 20-22, 2017. As a Chapter of the Fly Fishers International, the Fredericksburg Fly Fishers, the club is composed of over eighty members who are dedicated to a mission of education, conservation, and fellowship. This year promises to be the best Oktoberfisch ever, on the banks of the South Llano River. The weather will be ideal, and the company will be great. A number of loyal returning fans come for the fly fishing, others the entomology and students of the sport enjoy fly tying and casting clinics by master instructors from those disciplines, brought in

Llano River Field Station recognized by Foundation

At a recent awards ceremony at Auburn University in Birmingham, Alabama, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation recognized Texas Tech University’s Llano River Field Station (the Station) and its activities as an “Exemplary Project” for outstanding accomplishments. The Director of the Station, Dr. Tom Arsuffi, was present to receive the award (see accompanying photo). The mission of the Station, located at the Texas Tech Center in Junction, is focused on increasingly important basic and applied research projects involving water, watersheds, invasive species, range management, ecological restoration, and environmental education. The Station provides a unique laboratory and classroom environment for un

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