Reducing the Risk of Groundwater Contamination By Improving Livestock Manure Storage and Treatment Facilities

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A publication that addresses issues arising when landowners answer “yes” to these questions:

  • Are you aware of manure sampling and testing procedures?
  • Do you store livestock waste for longer than 90 days on your property?
  • Do you store livestock waste for short periods (30 to 90 days) on your property?
  • Do you store livestock waste closer than 150 feet from any water wells?
  • Do you use lagoons or detention ponds to store livestock waste?
  • Are there any abandoned livestock waste storage facilities on your property?

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