It has been 30 years since Iowans started talking about radon gas. Awareness has increased greatly, but the risk still exists. So let’s have a quick reminder discussion about radon.
Maintaining safe drinking water is critical for human health. Acreage drinking water can be supplied through private wells, rural water districts or associations, or connections to municipal water supplies depending on location, and quality and quantity of source water. Acreage owners who obtain their drinking water through a private well on their property are responsible for testing and maintaining their well, however, there are many resources through state and local agencies and organizations that can provide assistance.