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Publication application/x-troff-ms Individual Home Sewage Treatment Systems
This publication contains information on the design, installation and maintenance of individual home sewage treatment systems. It is meant to be a homeowner reference document. An individual sewage system both treats and disposes of household wastewater. If a homeowner understands how the various components of a home sewage system work, then a properly designed and installed system will function for many years with a minimum of maintenance and upkeep.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication Octet Stream Prairie Reconstruction Guidebook for North Dakota
This guidebook will focus on prairie reconstruction defined as the planting of a native seed mixture composed of multiple prairie species in an area where the land has been cultivated or anthropogenically disturbed. Reconstructing prairies on former cultivated areas provides opportunities to create sustainable and resilient grassland cover.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication Using Electrical Conductivity and Total Dissolved Solids Meters to Field Test Water Quality
An electrical conductivity or total dissolved solids meter is a quick method to estimate total dissolved solids in water and determine water quality.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication chemical/x-pdb Baseline Water Quality in Areas of Oil Development
This publication describes private water supply protection in oil development areas and legal implications and what tests are needed for legal protection.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication text/texmacs Drinking Water Quality: Testing and Interpreting Your Results
This publication will help people test private drinking water supplies and interpret results.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication ECMAScript program How to Assess for Nitrogen Problems in Water Resources
Over the years, scientists have come to realize that accurately predicting nitrogen (N) problems in water resources depends on knowledge of the interaction among many factors. It is a complicated process that we have not yet mastered, but we do know that some factors consistently exert significant control over the processes that affect N mobility, availability, and accessibility. Determining the value of these factors and combining those values into a single value assigned to a specific geographic area is the basis for assessment.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication chemical/x-genbank Water Quality and Nitrogen
Monitoring studies conducted at national and state levels show that nitrogen (N) concentrations in groundwater exceed health standards more often than other common contaminants, such as pesticides.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication chemical/x-pdb Containment Pond Management
Containment ponds are constructed at the base of a feedlot’s slope and designed to collect and contain nutrient-loaded runoff. This publication talks about how to manage containment ponds by understanding soil and water relationships, applying effluent for crops needs, and knowing when to apply containment pond effluent.
Located in Livestock
Publication Troff document Composting Animal Manures: A guide to the process and management of animal manure compost
Composting and utilizing compost are advantageous tools in nutrient management plans that, when managed properly, reduce the potential to pollute and benefit crops.
Located in Livestock
Publication Protecting Groundwater from Pesticide Contamination
The North Dakota State Management Plan for Pesticides and Groundwater outlines the strategy to prevent degradation of groundwater by pesticides while protecting the beneficial uses of pesticides. The plan follows guidelines outlined by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is approved by the agencies with roles in the plan. EPA requires states to have this plan as well as approved management plans for each pesticide the EPA determines to be a contamination threat to groundwater.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
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