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May 24, 2023

Zapata County Courthouse, Suite 248

The Texas Well Owner Network (TWON) program is a free, educational training for Texas residents who depend on household wells for their water needs. TWON is for private well owners who want to become familiar with groundwater resources, septic system maintenance, well maintenance, water quality and water treatment.

· Starr County AgriLife Extension Office: 500 N. Britton Ave, Rio Grande City

· Zapata Country GCD Office: 200 E. 7th Avenue, Suite 249, Zapata

· Pick up sample containers prior to May 22 from above locations

· Sample drop-off 8:00—10:00 a.m. May 22 at above locations

Results & Interpretation meeting:

Wednesday, May 24 @ 6:00 p.m.

 Zapata County Courthouse, Suite 248

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