The Reason for this Guide

Karst and Groundwater Protection

What is Karst

Pollution and Protection of Karst Wells and Springs

Water Well Tips

Sinkhole Management

Sinkhole Management Protects Property Values

Defining Pollution

Erosion and Sediment Control

The Problem with Storm Water Runoff

Reducing Runoff Pollution in Karst Areas

Pasture Land or Grassland Management

Erosion and Runoff in the Home Landscape

Pesticides on the Home and Farm

Fertilizers and Nutrients

How's Your Septic System Doing?

Septic System Maintenance Tips

The Forest Landowner and Water Quality

Household Wastes

The Wise Use of Water

You Have a Cave on Your Property

Cave Protection Options Available to Landowners