Disaster Management Training coming to Berks County July 2014

The Berks County Water and Sewer Association (BCW&SA) will host its annual Conference on July 30, 2014, at Albright College, Reading, PA. The group plans to build on its proactive source water protection efforts with the 2014 conference theme: Disaster … Continue reading

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DEP Fines Range Resources-Appalachia LLC $75,000 for Brine Spill

WILLIAMSPORT, Lycoming County — The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that it has fined Range Resources-Appalachia LLC of Fort Worth, Texas, $75,000 for a July 2012 manufactured brine spill of 3,066 gallons at its Cornwall Mountain Hunting Club … Continue reading

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March 2014 Water Policy News now available

The March 2014 Water Policy News and Feature article are now available from the Water Resources Education Network (WREN). Topics: Toxic Release Inventory Data Now Available; EPA’s FY 2015 Budget Proposal Cuts Funding for Clean Water and Drinking Water State … Continue reading

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2014 Schuylkill Action Network Progress Report Published

The Schuylkill River has been an important source of drinking water in the Mid-Atlantic region for over two centuries. Over 1.5 million people receive their drinking water from the Schuylkill River and its tributaries. Once among Pennsylvania’s most heavily-polluted waterways, … Continue reading

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Need Funding for Your Source Water Protection and Watershed Efforts?

If you’re in the Pennsylvania portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, perhaps the 2014 round of NFWF Grants could benefit your source water protection efforts. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to restore the habitats and water … Continue reading

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