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  Document AGEC-891 Communicating Water Quality Risk Issues to the Public

This fact sheet discusses how to keep the public informed of water quality issues without creating panic and/or anger.

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  Document B-808 Land Application of Biosolids: A Review of Research Concerning Benefits, Environmental Impacts, and Regulations of Applying Treated Sewage Sludge

This bulletin discusses reasearch results conducted on land application of sewage sludge. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document BAE-1514 Using Vegetation for Erosion Control on Construction Sites

This fact sheet explains the importance of vegetative cover, its role in erosion control, and its establishment on construction sites. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document BAE-1517 Riparian Buffer Systems for Oklahoma

This fact sheet presents a three-zone riparian buffer system (RBS) designed to protect water quality from pesticides, nutrients, and sediment in runoff from adjacent agricultural crop lands. Reviewed September 2016.

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  Document BAE-1518 Water Quality Series: Capturing and Recycling Irrigation Runoff as a Pollution Prevention Measure

By Shanda Wilson and Sharon von Broembsen. This fact sheet discusses capturing and recycling runoff water and how this can prevent pollution in drinking and other water supplies.

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  Document BAE-1519 Emergency Water Supplies

This fact sheet discusses the proper way to store water for emergencies, as well as how to disinfect water. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document BAE-1522 PPM Plus: A Tool to Aid in Nutrient Management Plan Development

This fact sheet describes a computer model to evaluate water quality consequences of alternative management practices for pastures and row crops. It is user-friendly and intended for use by conservation planners and farm managers.

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  Document BAE-1523 Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

By Saleh Taghvaeian. This fact sheet discusses studies that have highlighted the detection of medications hormones, and other pharmaceuticals in public water supplies around the nation. Revised March 2015.

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  Document E-1003 Oklahoma Homeowner's Handbook for Soil and Nutrient Management

By Hailin Zhang and William Raun. This circular includes information for interpreting and diagnosing the needs and problems of soil and nutrient management encountered in the yard and garden. Revised June 2016.

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  Document E-940 Pollution Prevention at Exploration and Production Sites in Oklahoma

This circular presents Best Management Practices for road construction, erosion control, and pollution prevention at typical exploration and production sites in Oklahoma. Reviewed July 2013.

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  Document E-951 Water Quality Handbook for Nurseries

By Mike Schnelle. The purpose of this handbook is to provide nursery managers with tools and information to protect water quality. These tools are call best management practices, or BMPs. Reviewed July 2013.

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  Document E-951c Best Management Practices Card

By Mike Schnelle. This is a two page card that goes with E-951 and is a quick reference. Reviewed July 2013.

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  Document E-952 Riparian Area Management Handbook

This handbook provides a resource of riparian-related information to the general public and technical staffs in counties and conservation districts. Reviewed May 2014.

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  Document EPP-7462 Rinsing and Disposing of Pesticide Containers

By Jacki Lee. Both Federal law and Oklahoma law require pesticide applicators to rinse all empty pesticide containers properly before disposal. This fact sheet discusses the proper methods. Revised December 2013.

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  Document FAPC-180 Water Use in the Food Industry

By Tim Bowser. The purpose of this fact sheet is to highlight the importance of water to the food processing industry, describe its sources and quality, and discuss appropriate treatment and handling procedures. Revised July 2017.

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  Document HLA-6445 Smart Irrigation Technology: Controllers and Sensors

By Malarie Gotcher, Saleh Taghvaeian and Justin Moss. This fact sheet discusses soil moisture sensors, along with other technology to make the most of water usage as well as benefitting the environment and the beautification of your landscape.

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  Document L-256 Livestock and Poultry Drinking Water Quality: Understanding Your Water Test Report

By Hailin Zhang. This brochure discusses water testing for livestock and poultry, and how to interpret the results. Revised June 2016.

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  Document L-296 Understanding Your Household Water Test Report

By Hailin Zhang. This brochure explains the water test report recieved from the OSU Soil, Water, and Forage Analytical Laboratory. Revised July 2016.

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  Document L-310 Protect the Illinois River from the Threat of Trash

This brochure discusses the effects, laws, and what you can do about illegal dumping. Reviewed July 2013.

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  Document L-311 Protect Riparian Areas for the Illinois River

This brochure discusses the importance of protecting streams, creeks, and other riparian areas. Reviewed July 2013.

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