Water Testing Guides Available

Safety of drinking water is a concern of many callers to Extension Centers throughout the region. We have some excellent guides and Web links to help take the mystery out of water testing and treatment. You can get them from any county University of Missouri Extension Center or from the Internet.


EQM103 Drinking Water Well Management
http://extension.missouri.edu/explorepdf/envqual/eqm103f.pdf

WQ101 Understanding Your Water Test Report
http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/envqual/wq0101.htm

Water Tests: What Do the Numbers Mean (Penn State University)
http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/FreePubs/pdfs/AGRS090.pdf

Drinking Water Interpretation Tool (Penn State University)
http://www.psiee.psu.edu/water/dwit.asp

WQ102 Bacteria in Drinking Water
http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/envqual/wq0102.htm

Shock Chlorination Procedure for 6-inch Diameter Water Wells
http://extension.missouri.edu/webster/documents/resources/water/Shock-ChlorinatingWaterWell.HDT.pdf

WQ103 Nitrate in Drinking Water
http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/envqual/wq0103.htm

WQ104 Understanding Home Water Treatment Systems
http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/envqual/wq0104.htm

Home Water Treatment in Perspective (Penn State University)
http://extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/water/drinking-water/water-testing/water-treatment/home-water-treatment-in-perspective

Consumer Confidence Reports for Public Water Supplies in Missouri
http://www.dnr.mo.gov/env/wpp/pdwb/ccr.htm


Webpage maintained by:
Bob Schultheis
Natural Resource Engineering Specialist
Email comments to: schultheisr@missouri.edu
Last revised: 03/23/2014

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