Manure storage areas can leach pathogens

Manure storage areas can leach pathogens into the soil, wells, and other water sources. Wells are particularly susceptible to contamination if they are not capped or properly constructed. To reduce risks of well contamination, be sure the well is properly constructed and capped, install back-flow devices, keep animals out of the well recharge area, store manure downhill from the well, and make sure water runs away from the well head.

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