Chrissy Lucas

Small Farms
Ground Water Quality Outreach Program Coordinator

Contact Chrissy Lucas

Office Phone


Please answer this simple math question. We use it to help prevent SPAM entries from bots. Thank you!

14 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.

Content by Chrissy Lucas

Irrigate Wisely to Protect Groundwater

Apr 2011
Protecting groundwater should be a concern for every Oregon resident. Most rural residents rely on groundwater for drinking, watering livestock, and irrigation of gardens and/or agricultural crops. Thereby, it is important to follow some best management practices to reduce to non-point source pollution. Nonpoint source pollution is contamination that cannot be attributed to one large ...

By Chrissy Lucas | Article

How can I protect my duck egg?

Apr 2018
We have a pair of Mallards stop by and hang out in our pool for a few weeks every year. Our dogs are used to them and give the ducks a wide berth when they walk by the pool. I just noticed that in the last few hours, the hen laid an egg on the deck by our pool. The egg is in no way in a nest as you can see by the photo (the egg is the ...

By Chrissy Lucas | Featured Question

Can I leave my garden hoses outside this winter?

Oct 2017
If I unhook my garden hoses from the faucet, can I leave them outside? I always turn off the outside water for the winter. But will it damage a hose to leave it outside ?

By Chrissy Lucas | Featured Question

Twelve Simple Things You Can Do to Protect Your Well Water / Doce pasos sencillos para proteger su agua de pozo

Apr 2017
Practical tips on protecting well water. Consejos prácticos para proteger el agua del pozo.

By Chrissy Lucas, Maggie Livesay | OSU Extension Catalog

Keeping Your Well Water Well / Agua limpia en su pozo

Apr 2017
Tips for making sure a well is properly constructed and maintained, and that the water is safe to drink. Consejos prácticos para asegurarse de que un pozo ha sido construido y mantenido correctamente, y que el agua del pozo se puede beber.

By Chrissy Lucas, Maggie Livesay | OSU Extension Catalog

Report ID:
Report ID: