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2015-07-30

Abandoned well plugging program at BCRAGD

BCRAGD

An Abandoned Well Education & Plugging Workshop will be held on the evening of August 11, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District office located at 440 FM 3240 in Bandera.
This workshop will include a presentation by Drew Gholson, Program Coordinator with the Texas Well Owner Network, and Extension Program Specialist - Water Resources with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
This workshop aims to educate well owners and the general public on why and how to protect our groundwater from the high risks associated with abandoned wells. Presenters will include the definition of an abandoned well, its environmental risk to our aquifers, the importance of plugging these wells, and an overview of the plugging process.
One hour of Laws and Regulations CEU credit will be offered to those with a pesticide applicators license. There will also be video footage to supplement the presentation. There is no cost for this workshop.
To RSVP please call 830-796-7260 or contact the Bandera County Extension Office at 830-796-7755.