‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar

‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar March 18, 2015 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Julie Kollar, Director of the Water Resources Education Network (WREN), will team-up with Neal Fogle and Peter Wulfhorst, Economic and Community Development Educators for Penn State Extension … Continue reading

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New Tech Brief offers help for protecting Groundwater Sources

The National Environmental Services Center has just released a new Tech Brief titled “Well Maintenance and Groundwater Protection.” More than 88 million American residents have their drinking water supplied by community systems that rely on groundwater as a primary source, while … Continue reading

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February/March 2015 Water Policy News

Read the February/March 2015  Issue of Water Policy News Feature Story:  ’Red Lion Roars In as a Leader with Actions to Preserve Healthy Drinking Water’ by Lynda Ginsparg In this issue of Water Policy News, we continue our series spotlighting source water … Continue reading

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Tainted wells spur Navy to fund public water hookups

By Gary Weckselblatt, Staff Writer – The Intelligencer Warminster homeowners with wells contaminated by the products used on the former Navy base could be hooked up to public water as early as April. Tim Hagey, general manager of the Warminster … Continue reading

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New USGS Reports Describe Groundwater Vulnerability to Contamination

One in every five samples of groundwater used as a source for drinking contains at least one contaminant at a level of concern for human health, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. About 115 million people—more than one-third of … Continue reading

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