Open lots and holding pens for feeding or holding livestock contain animal manure and process-generated wastewater, which contain nitrate and bacteria. These materials can contaminate your well water. This publication identifies potential risks associated with livestock feeding and holding pens and how to address these situations.
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This 12-page publication explains why artificial drainage is needed on some soils, the types of drainage systems, drainage design considerations, and the steps and economics in installing a relief drainage system.
This 2-page publication explains the steps that people living near streams or lakes should take to minimize their environmental impact and improve water quality.