AgriLife Extension sets water well screening program in Coke County

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu
Contact: James Jackson, 325-453-2461, JamesR.Jackson@ag.tamu.edu

ROBERT LEE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Coke County will conduct a water well screening Feb. 11-12 in Robert Lee.
James Jackson, AgriLife Extension agent in Coke County, said samples should be brought to the AgriLife Extension office in Coke County between 8:30-10 a.m. Feb. 11.
“Those interested in taking advantage of this service should drop by the AgriLife Extension office any time before Feb. 11 to pick up a sample bag and instructions on how to take a proper water sample,” Jackson said. “The cost will be $10 per sample.”

Jackson said a meeting explaining the screening results is set for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Coke County Recreation Hall, 102 West 15th St. in Robert Lee.
“Private water wells should be tested annually,” Jackson said. “This program is a joint effort among AgriLife Extension, the Texas Water Resource Institute, the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the Texas Well Owner Network.”
For more information, call the AgriLife Extension office at 325-453-2461.

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