Attention CSU Extension Agents
Private Well & Septic System Educational Package

The CSUCE Water Team is releasing a private well and septic system educational “package”. This multi-media package is intended to help field staff conduct programming that instructs rural residents on methods to preserve and protect water resources and water quality. The package is free to all interested parties and includes the following elements:

  • PowerPoint Presentations – Seven prepared slide shows with notes & resource lists: Private Well BMP cover
    • Well Water Systems
    • Septic Systems
    • Water Treatment
    • Water Quality – Impacts to Landscape and Crops
    • Water Use and Conservation
    • Livestock and Water Quality Protection
    • Irrigating Small Acreages
  • New Bulletin – Protecting Your Private Well XCM-179
  • Recordkeeping folders/brochures for Wells & Septic Systems
  • Fact sheets – Series of water, well, & water quality fact sheets
  • Website resources – Includes the Water Quality Analysis Interpretation Tool
  • Well/septic presentation booth on loan
  • Video – DVD from American GW Trust on private wells
  • Groundwater models & curriculum on loan

If you are interested in obtaining these materials, contact Erik Wardle at (970) 491-0447 or

Training Available – Training sessions for these materials will be available if an adequate number of Extension staff show interest in participating.

For more information contact:
Troy Bauder
Extension Specialist
(970) 491-4923