40th Anniversary of Safe Drinking Water Act Celebration

December 16, 2014 marks the 40 year anniversary of the federal Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). Since the SDWA was passed in 1974, our country has come a long way in efforts to ensure that Americans receive water that is … Continue reading

Posted in Contamination, EPA, source water, Source Water Protection Coalition, wellhead protection | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

November 2014 Water Policy News Shares SWP Lessons Learned

November 2014 Water Policy News – Lessons Learned from 2013-2014 Source Water Protection Collaborative Projects November Feature: A ‘SWEET” Year for Drinking Water Protection Partnerships by Lynda Ginsparg Clean, safe drinking water.  We all want it and need it for life … Continue reading

Posted in Berks County, DEP, funding, Local Project Support, Newsletter, Pocono SWP Collaborative, Source Water Protection Coalition, Video, Water Resources Education Network, WREN Project Lessons Learned | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

October 2014 “Lessons Learned” Issue of Water Policy News

Read the October Water Policy News The October 2014 “lessons Learned” issue offers two real world Feature articles sharing candid comments and practical tips from our talented group of 2013-2014 WREN Grant Project Leaders.  They offer their experience to educate … Continue reading

Posted in DEP, funding, groundwater, Newsletter, Public Involvement, source water, Water Resources Education Network, WREN Project Lessons Learned | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

PENNVEST: A State Source for Low Interest Loans and Grants

The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority, otherwise known as PENNVEST,  is a state agency that provides low interest loans and some grants to fund sewer and water infrastructure projects statewide. Public water systems with DEP-approved Source Water Protection Plans may be eligible … Continue reading

Posted in funding, groundwater, source water, stormwater runoff, surface water, wellhead protection | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

September 2014 Issue of Water Policy News now available

Read the September Issue of Water Policy News   Topics Include September Feature: Vanport Township, Beaver County: A Small System with a Tall Order to Preserve Clean Water by Lynda Ginsparg 2014 WREN Annual Grantee Meeting Recap Keep in Touch … Continue reading

Posted in DEP, funding, groundwater, Newsletter, Pennsylvania American Water, SRBC, Susquehanna River Basin, SW PA, threats, Water Resources Education Network, wellhead protection | Tagged , , | Comments Off