Thank you for your interest in attending the Talladega-Clay County Well Owner Workshop.
Tuesday, February 28, 6:00 PM- 7:00 PM
Wynn Building, Ashland, AL 36251
A workshop is available to private well owners in around Talladega and Clay Counties, Alabama.
Opportunity to learn about well water resources in Alabama and receive a free bacteria screening of your well water: A workshop is being offered by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System – Private Well Program to residents of the Talladega and Clay Coutny area. The event is being held on February 28, 2023 at the Wynn Building (82 Court Sq., Ashland, AL, 36251). Free educational bacteria sample screening is available to the first 30 registrants. Any resident with a private well is eligible to participate. Learn about well water testing, the basics of well stewardship, and how to interpret water quality test results. Register at aub.ie/eastcentralwells Registrants must obtain sample bottles at either the Talladega County Extension Office or Clay County Extension Office. Sampling instructions will be sent to registrants.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System – Alabama Private Well Program (APWP) is an educational resource available to private well owners throughout Alabama. We want to learn about your groundwater to better understand risks and develop resources to help you maintain your well water quality. Workshop attendees can speak directly with water researchers and APWP staff and learn about the program.
Tentative Workshop Schedule:
6:00 PM – Sign in, welcome, and program introduction
6:10 PM – Basics of well owner stewardship
6:20 PM – Groundwater of Talladega and Clay Counties
6:40 PM – Contamination of groundwater
7:00 PM – Bacterial testing, interpreting test results, and recommended treatment
7:20 PM – Questions
7:30 PM – Adjourn
**Workshop attendance is free but registration is required!**
Only your name, email, phone number, and mailing address are required to register for this event. We ask for optional information so we can better understand our effectiveness in serving all Alabama citizens and for reporting general, anonymous statistics to our federal and state funders. We do not share any specific information you provide. The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University) is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Everyone is welcome! Please let us know if you have accessibility needs.