Category Archives: stormwater runoff

June 2015 Water Policy News

Feature Story: ‘WREN Awards $19,000 to Four Partnerships for Drinking Water Protection Projects in PA’ The Water Resources Education Network (WREN) Project, a project of the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund (LWVPA-CEF), has announced that four (4) … Continue reading

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Elizabethtown Area Water Authority Stormwater & Rain Barrel Seminar

Elizabethtown Area Water Authority is having a Stormwater Seminar and rain barrel sale to help educate homeowners about ways they can help protect clean water by reducing polluted runoff. The free seminar will be held on May 2, 2015 from … 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 WREN Grant Round Now Open

WREN Announces the 2015 Source Water Protection Collaborative Grant Round is Open! Grant Applications are due:  3/20/15. Funded Project Activity time frame is July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.  WREN Grants are subject to funding availability from state and federal … 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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