OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

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Animal Lots

Animal Lots

Contamination Evidence
  • High bacteria or nitrate levels in well water tests.
Causes:
  • High animal density.
  • Shallow depth to water table.
  • Poor lot drainage.
  • Failure to regularly clean lot.
Prevention:
  • Proper siting and design of animal lots.
  • Control of animal density.
  • Regular cleaning of lot.