Septic systems may not always be a homeowner’s first concern during a flood. However, as South Dakotans continue to navigate an exceptionally wet spring, some consideration should be given to your septic system to prevent damage to your home and protect your family’s health.
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Depending on its location, domestic well water supplies can oftentimes be negatively impacted during a flood.
When faced with disaster, one may not know where to begin or what to do when cleaning out our homes and businesses following a flood. To get started with this task, SDSU Extension has put together a list of resources to help start cleaning flood damages, personal belongings, and mold and mildew issues.
Much like any event or disaster, the time to prepare for a flood is before it happens. Families should prepare for events by having a conversation with family members.
In the event of flooding, having a plan in place for food safety is beneficial. Knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help reduce the potential for food waste and reduce the risk of foodborne illness.
La primavera en el Medio Oeste siempre trae el riesgo de inundaciones, sea por la nieve que se derrite o por lluvia en exceso.
With such a broad spectrum of fitness advice available, how do you know which will be the best advice to follow?
March 07, 2019
SDSU Extension is hosting Your Money, Your Goals March 19, 2019 at the Brookings Public Library, Cooper Room B (515 3rd St.). The program will run from 6 – 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
It is important for children to get their recommended hours of sleep each night, but good sleep quality is also essential.
February 27, 2019
SDSU Extension is excited to offer Fit & Strong, an evidence-based physical activity program developed by researchers at the University of Illinois. The first Fit & Strong class will begin in Brookings March 12, 2019. Fit & Strong will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 2-3:30 p.m. until May 30 at First Lutheran Church (337 8th St.).