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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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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Learn about Green Infrastructure to support recharge and water quality

Penn State Extension Green Infrastructure Webinar Series Tune into the Penn State Extension’s Green Infrastructure Webinar Series as speakers explore how green infrastructure can put our communities and landscapes on the road to sustainability.  The first in this series will concentrate … Continue reading

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2015 Pennsylvania American Water Environmental Grants

The Pennsylvania American Water Environmental Grant Program is Open!  Proposals are due March 13, 2015. For information, visit:  http://www.amwater.com/paaw/water-quality-and-stewardship/environmental-grants-program.html Project activities and outcomes should address a watershed or source water protection need in the local community within American Water service … Continue reading

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