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- Cleaning household textiles and clothing after a flood
STILLWATER, Okla. – Among the top priorities in the aftermath of a flood is salvaging as many of your household textiles and clothing items as possible. Similar to drying out your home, quick action is necessary to save your sheets, towels and wardrobe.
- Make sure your drinking water is safe in midst of disaster
STILLWATER, Okla. – In the wake of recent severe storms and flooding in parts of Oklahoma, finding a safe water supply is a priority.
- Dealing with a flooded well after a storm
STILLWATER, Okla. – Access to clean, safe water for drinking, cooking and personal hygiene is one of the primary concerns immediately following a flood. For Oklahomans who rely on private wells for their water supply, this means taking precautions to ensure the well is structurally sound and the water is not contaminated.
- Greenhouse workshop slated June 11 in Stillwater
STILLWATER, Okla. – If you are a greenhouse or garden center professional, or simply a plant hobbyist, who is interested in learning more about ornamental plant production and marketing, make plans now to attend the first workshop in the Shackelford Lecture Series.
- Opportunity to learn about organic farming
STILLWATER, Okla. – In an effort to help Oklahomans gain a better understanding of sustainable and organic production, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension is partnering with OSU/OKC to present Organic Farm Tour 2015.
- Safely using generators is key to reaping their benefits
STILLWATER, Okla. – Some Oklahomans could be using generators in their recovery efforts after early spring severe storms and flooding. But, generators also can be hazardous to your health if used improperly.
- Cleaning dishes and kitchen surfaces after a disaster
STILLWATER, Okla. – Depending on the source, floodwaters could contain anything from germs, debris, toxic chemicals or hazardous materials to pesticides, gasoline or other household chemicals. That is why in the aftermath of a flood, kitchen equipment and surfaces require special attention.