Water Quality

Aquaculture Short Course Offered

PULLMAN, Wash. — A three-day shortcourse on aquaculture techniques and opportunities will be held here July 27-29, at Washington State University. “Due to a rising awareness of the health benefits of seafood and the increasing demands on protein worldwide, aquaculture has become the fastest growing agricultural sector and a top priority for U.S. agriculture,” said […]

WSU Extension Program Helps Well Owners

PUYALLUP, Wash. — When Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman presented a 1997 Honor Award to the National Farm*A*Syst/Home*A*Syst water quality program this summer, he also was paying tribute to Washington’s component of that extension education effort. The award is the most significant recognition the Department of Agriculture pays employees. Only nine other groups were recognized in […]

Annual Check-up of Private Wells Recommended

PULLMAN, Wash. — Most people can take the safety of their drinking water for granted because their towns or municipalities monitor and treat it. That’s not true for people whose source of drinking water is their privately owned wells. “People are inclined to believe their wells are safe to drink, but they shouldn’t make that […]

Consortium Provides Forum For Information Exchange

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Consortium for Sustainable Forest and Rangeland Ecosystems has been established in Wenatchee, to provide a forum for landowners, state and federal agencies, and universities to share information about managing and sustaining natural resources in the interior Pacific Northwest. The goal of the consortium is to bring together a diverse group of […]