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1. Defining Water Quality Defining Water Quality Explains what makes water vary in its characteristics. Explains both the regulatory and nonregulatory definitions. Tables identify primary and carcinogenic contaminant standards for groundwater and drinking...

2. Sodium Content of Your Drinking Water Sodium Content of Your Drinking Water Discusses sodium health effects [Na] as both a naturally occuring element and a water softening additive. Provides data tables for water hardness classification, estimate of sodium added to water during...

3. Stretching Irrigation Water Supplies Stretching Irrigation Water Supplies The author discusses factors that conserve irrigation water supplies: schedule irrigation, apply water uniformly, maintain a tight system, reuse water, and keep ditches cleaned out, and consider changing...

4. Home Water Softening Home Water Softening Water is a good solvent and picks up impurities easily. This is why it holds minerals and salts in solution, making water hard. Home water softeners can eliminate hard water problems. Explains different...

5. Home-A-Syst: Improving Milking Center Wash Water Treatment Home-A-Syst: Improving Milking Center Wash Water Treatment If not carefully managed, dairy wash water can contaminate both surface water sources and groundwater, including drinking water. Contaminants include organic matter, nutrients, milk solids, chemicals,...

6. Home-A-Syst: Milking Center Wash Water Treatment Home-A-Syst: Milking Center Wash Water Treatment If not carefully managed, dairy wash water can contaminate both surface water sources and groundwater, including drinking water. Contaminants include organic matter, nutrients, milk solids, chemicals,...

7. Watering Home Gardens and Landscape Plants Watering Home Gardens and Landscape Plants Making the most of available water is a challenge in times of drought. Native plants and grasses survive the best. Authors discuss the relationship of soil, water, and air for plant health. Do you really...

8. Home Water-Saving Methods Home Water-Saving Methods Water-saving devices and tips can reduce water use in the home. Faucets, shower heads, toilets, pressure-reducing valves, insulation, point-of-use water heaters, washing machines, and automatic dishwashers...

9. Turbidity, Color, Odor and Taste in Domestic Water Turbidity, Color, Odor and Taste in Domestic Water Suspended particles may cloud water, stain sinks, discolor clothes, or make your water taste funny. Author discusses water treatment equipment and methods, and offers a handy trouble-shooting chart organized...

10. Soil Water Monitoring and Measurement Soil Water Monitoring and Measurement Soil characteristics and textural classes govern water holding capacity of different soils. Charts show effective rooting depths for crops. Soil monitoring and use of predictive equations can determine...

11. Determining the Gross Amount of Water Applied --Surface Irrigation Determining the Gross Amount of Water Applied --Surface Irrigation This bulletin, the size of a 3X5 card, has a table of water measurement over a Cipoletti weir, as well as examples for determining the gross amount of water applied in surface irrigation.

12. Saving Water: Lawns and Other Turf Saving Water: Lawns and Other Turf Drought years prompt us to review lawn watering techniques. The authors remind us a little water deep in the soil profile does more for grass than too much water in the surface inches. They include tips...

13. Horse Waste and Land Management Manual Horse Waste and Land Management Manual This manual discusses the importance of clean water as a resource for Washington's fish, shellfish, and human populations, and how horse owners/managers can better control the impacts horses have on water...

14. WSU Drought Advisory: Irrigation System Evaluation WSU Drought Advisory: Irrigation System Evaluation This drought advisory bulletin lists methods of evaluating how much water a sprinkler system can deliver in a given amount of time, to help farmers schedule irrigation scientifically for maximum use of...

15. Water Conservation, Weed Control, Go Hand in Hand Water Conservation, Weed Control, Go Hand in Hand Controlling weeds greatly reduces water loss in crops. Many weeds, such as ragweed, sunflower, lambsquarter, and Russian thistle, use more water than crops like wheat, corn, and sorghum.

16. WSU Drought Advisory: Grapes WSU Drought Advisory: Grapes This drought advisory bulletin lists ways that grape growers can make the most efficient use of available water during a short water year, including times when water is most critical to crop size and vine...

17. Home-A-Syst: Drinking Water Well Condition Home-A-Syst: Drinking Water Well Condition Step-by-step instructions on how to rate your drinking water well condition. Explains how to protect your water from contamination.

18. Drinking Water: Bacteriological Safety and Treatment Drinking Water: Bacteriological Safety and Treatment Explains how bacteria in drinking and cooking water can cause diseases. Shows common testing methods for private water systems.

19. Water Quality Publications List Water Quality Publications List A list of water quality publications available from the Bulletin Office at Washington State University.

20. WSU Drought Advisory: Mint Irrigation Management WSU Drought Advisory: Mint Irrigation Management This drought advisory bulletin discusses the water requirements of mint. Since mint needs water all summer and has a shallow root system and low salt tolerance, growers have to focus on getting maximum...
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