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Environment and Natural Resources » Drinking Water

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  • MF911
    Shock Chlorination for Private Water Systems

    Shock chlorination involves disinfecting a well & plumbing system & sometimes gravel pack & nearby aquifer. Chlorine is the disinfectant because it is available,inexpensive, & has residual effect.

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  • MF970
    Private Wells-Safe Location and Construction

    A well is best located on a well-drained site that is not subject to flooding, is upslope, and removed from possible contamination sources. Well construction must meet current standards.

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  • MF2461
    Atrazine Herbicide: A Water Quality Concern for Kansas

    Atrazine herbicide runoff is entering Kansas surface waters. The maximum contaminant level (MCL) for atrazine had been set at an annual average of 3 parts per billion (ppb).

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  • MF2460
    Bacterial Contamination of Surface Waters in Kansas

    Health risks occur when there is fecal contamination of water from human or animal sources. Common waterborne diseases include typhoid, hepatitis, dysentery, giardiasis, & cryptosporidiosis.

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  • MF2459
    Total Maximum Daily Loads

    If pollutants are found, a state is required to establish a Total Maximum Daily Load. A TMDL is the pollution a water body can receive without violating water quality standards.

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