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- 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.
- Cleaning carpets, rugs and floors after a flood
STILLWATER, Okla. – One of the most challenging parts of cleaning up after a flood is drying the flooring, especially if it was contaminated by mud.
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