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Water Testing Basics and Understanding Water Test Results

6/24/2020: Water Testing Basics and Understanding Water Test Results

Water tests can help homeowners and farmers better understand how safe their water sources are for different uses. Tune into this webinar to learn how water samples are collected, tested, and how to interpret water test results.

Presenter: Dr. Rachel Rosenberg Goldstein, University of Maryland

Presentation Slides

Links from 6/24/20 Wednesday Webinar on Water Testing

Dr. Rachel Rosenberg Goldstein

  1. EPA Quick Guide to Drinking Water Sample Collection - https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-11/documents/drinking_water_sample_collection.pdf
  2. CONSERVE Water Sampling and Water Testing Interactive Labs - https://conserve.nmsu.edu
  3. National Primary Drinking Water Regulations - https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/national-primary-drinking-water-regulations
  4. FSMA Produce Safety Rule Online Calculator - https://agwater.arizona.edu/onlinecalc/default.aspx
  5. Certified Drinking Water Labs in Maryland - https://extension.umd.edu/well-and-septic/water-quality-and-testing/certified-water-testing-labs
  6. Certified Water Testing Labs for Agricultural Water in Maryland - https://www.google.com/url?client=internal-element-cse&cx=007821330218074952993:ytjh4v3yefg&q=https://mda.maryland.gov/foodfeedquality/Documents/GAPWATERTESTINGLABS.pdf&sa=U&ved=2ahUKEwiUqMTo85rqAhXNhXIEHcebAZAQFjAAegQIAhAB&usg=AOvVaw24aM15Wn5JabsRBmeuccuo
  7. CONSERVE Learning Modules on Water Quality & Microbiology and Pathogens - http://conservewaterforfood.org/animations#learningmodules
  8. Extension Fact Sheet on Water Quality and Food Safety - https://extension.umd.edu/learn/publications/water-quality-and-food-safety-understanding-factors-impacting-surface-water
  9. UME Program on Wells, Septics and Water Quality - https://extension.umd.edu/well-and-septic

 

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