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March 1, 2019

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Private water well owners are responsible for managing and maintaining their water wells. This publication provides information for private well owners about how to properly manage water wells which is key to protecting groundwater supplies. Topics include: groundwater basics, water system...


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September 1, 2018

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The severe province-wide drought in the early 2000’s reaffirmed the importance and value of water to rural people across the Canadian prairies. Dry wells and dugouts, crop failures and dust storms were all commonplace. Individually, these measures may not provide the level of drought protection...


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September 1, 2015

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Earth fill dams are a good alternative to dugouts where larger volumes of water must be stored at a reasonable cost and suitable site conditions exist. Proper design and construction is essential for dams; otherwise they will fail from washouts or seepage losses. If water quantity is your main...


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April 1, 2015

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A routine chemical analysis tests the water for about 15 chemical parameters. Levels for common problems such as hardness, sodium, sulphates, nitrates and nitrites can be determined.


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March 1, 2015

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This fact sheet presents alternatives for iron removal such as: Air injection with filtration, Shock chlorination, manganese greensand iron filter, water softener, Chlorination and filtration


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January 1, 2015

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The purpose of this manual is to provide the latest research information on improving both the quantity and quality of dugout water. It identifies and explains general dugout planning, design, construction, treatment, and management practices. It also indicates practices to avoid, and attempts to...


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January 1, 2013

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There are 12 modules in this workbook, many with worksheets for you to complete. There is a pocket on the back cover for storing your worksheets. The pocket on the front cover is for storing other well documents like your driller's report. Extra copies of worksheets are included in the back cover...


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September 1, 2012

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Pitless adaptors are mechanical devices used to provide frost free, sanitary well connections. They are designed to replace pump houses, which are expensive, and well pits, which are no longer legal in Alberta.


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September 1, 2012

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Reverse osmosis is a water treatment process that forces water through an extremely fine membrane to remove dissolved minerals. Purified water passes through the membrane and collects in a storage container. Small household reverse osmosis systems will produce 1 to 5 gallons of water per day. If...


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August 1, 2011

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This fact sheet provides information about water softners operation, five-cycle fully automatic water softeners, iron removal and general information.