Call the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) toll free at (304) 293-4191. ext. 3 to receive free technical assistance from our staff of certified operators, engineers, and scientists.
    Order hard copies of the products you see in the tool kit by calling the NESC toll free at (304) 293-4191. or e-mail info@mail.nesc.wvu.edu.

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Wellhead Protection Planning: Sample Guides and Templates

Wellhead Protection Area Management Planning Manual: A Community-based Approach to the Wellhead Protection Area Management Planning Process in Nebraska
Groundwater Foundation and Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, 2008
Free to download. This manual is divided into two phases: Pre-planning Activities and Planning Activities.


Watershed Protection Planning: Guides and Templates

Protecting Your Watershed Through a Source Water Assessment and Protection Plan: A "How To" Workbook for Communities and Watershed Groups
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 3


Multi-jurisdictional Partnerships for Protecting Drinking Water

Protecting Drinking Water: County Partnerships that Work
National Association of Counties (NACo), Source Water Protection Project, June 2000


On-Site System Basics

Homeowner Package
The National Environmental Services Center (NESC)
1 - Homeowner Onsite Record Keeping Folder
2 - So. . . Now You Own a Septic System (Brochure)
3 - The Care and Feeding of Your Septic System (Brochure)
4 - Groundwater Protection and Your Septic System (Brochure)
5 - Septic System and Source Water Protection: Homeowners Can Help Improve Community Water Quality (Pipeline newsletter)
6 - Septic Systems: A Practical Alternative for Small Communities (Pipeline newsletter)
7 - Maintaining Your Septic System: A Guide for Homeowners (Pipeline newsletter)
8 - Inspections Equal Preventative Care for Onsite Systems (Pipeline newsletter)
9 - Alternative Household Cleaning Solutions

Home-A-Syst: Assessing Your Septic System (Tennessee)
University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Service, 1998

A Guide for the Septic System Owner: Wastewater Treatment 101
City of Scottsdale Water Quality/Water Resources, 2005

Drainfield Rehabilitation
National Small Flows Clearinghouse, Pipeline Newsletter, Winter 2005, Vol. 16, No. 1

Soil Facts: Why Do Septic Systems Fail?
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, 2005

Septic Systems: Finding and repairing failed septic systems
Appalachian Coal County Watershed Team, The Little Beaver Creek Land Foundation (LBCLF)

Leaking septic tank likely source of hepatitis A viris in Hawkins County wells
By Jeff Bobo, Kingsport Times-News, http://www.timesnews.net/