October 2014 “Lessons Learned” Issue of Water Policy News

Read the October Issue of Water Policy News   Topics Include Two October Feature Stories – 2014 Lessons Learned: WREN Projects Turn Doers into Leaders More Lessons Learned: The “WREN Experience” Build Your Own Cornstalk Teepee Just What is a … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Fertilizer called next threat to water

Mayors group told that strong curbs are needed September 24, 2014 11:08 PM By Tom Troy / Block News Alliance CHICAGO — Helping cities combat the threat of algae-feeding phosphorus in the Great Lakes has jumped ahead as a national environmental … Continue reading

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“Pipeline Safety and Our Community” – Forum Sept 17th Wellsboro, PA

“Pipeline Safety and Our Community” A Free Forum – September 17, 2014 6:30 – 8:30pm Location: Tokishi Training Center, 124 NYPUM Drive,Wellsboro, PA 16901 Members of the public, public officials, businesses, water and wastewater utilities are invited to attend a … Continue reading

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