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6 Simple Steps to Successfully Submit a Pond Water Sample
P. Waters Jr.
Free to View, Download, or Print
Pages / Length: 2
Publication Date: 01/17/2013

Periodically lakes and ponds require liming to maintain alkalinity levels. Testing a water sample is a convenient method to determine current total alkalinity and total hardness levels and determine if a lake needs to be limed.

This brochure will show you how to gather a sample to send to your county Extension office for assistance. Fill in your information online, print, and send with your sample.