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A Well Educated Program Held
Posted on Jul 19th, 2015

Barbara Fratila, FOR Environmental Chairman, center, stands with Saturday's program speakers Texas A&M AgrLife Extension Service Diane Boellstorff and Drew Gholson.
 A fact-filled two-hour program on “Get (Water) Well Educated” was held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at the FOR Community Center. The program was the fifth in a series of six educational programs held this year hosted by Friends of the River San Bernard Environmental Committee
Speakers  were Drew Gholson, Extension Program Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, who coordinates the Texas Well Owner Network, an extension program that aims to improve the water quality and health of Texans reliant on water wells and Diane Boellstorff, an Assistant Professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Water Resource Specialist.
Everyone attending received an 85-page manual “Texas Well Owners Network - Well Owner’s Guide to Water Supply” that left no question unanswered about properly maintaining a well. 
Four coupons for free water testing at the Brazoria County Health Dept. Well Testing Lab, 409 E. Orange, Angleton were awarded as door prizes. Water lab FAQ’s sheet
Watch for one more FOR program on TXGLO permitting processes that involves building or adding to a bulkhead, dock, pier, deck, etc. on and around the San Bernard. Public invited. FREE!
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