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Maintain Your Septic System to Save Money and Reduce Water Pollution

One third of homes in Florida rely on septic systems, or onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems (OSTDS), to treat and dispose of household wastewater, which includes wastewater from bathrooms, kitchen sinks and laundry machines. When properly maintained, septic systems can last 25-30 years, and maintenance costs are relatively low. A conventional residential septic tank …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/30/maintain-your-septic-system-to-save-money-and-reduce-water-pollution/

Recycle Nutrient Solution To Prevent Groundwater Pollution

Guodong (David) Liu, Ph.D. has concluded applied research on recycling the nutrient solution used for greenhouse vegetable production to prevent groundwater pollution.  He determined whether recycling could result in an accumulation or deficiency of elements which would be deleterious to plant growth, product quality, and the dietary value of vegetables. “Complex fertilizer systems have been developed to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/01/recycle-nutrient-solution-to-prevent-groundwater-pollution/