Category Archives: source water

What does Source Water Protection look like in Tioga County, PA?

That’s the question answered in two new videos, produced by the Tioga County Conservation District in partnership with the Tioga County Source Water Protection Coalition, with help from a 2014-2015 WREN Watershed Education Grant. Erica Tomlinson, District Manager at the Tioga … Continue reading

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Area Partnerships Protecting Water From The Source

By DEANNA GARCIA After nearly a year of study and work from water suppliers, state officials, environmental groups and others, a plan has been announced to protect drinking water from its source – the rivers. The River Alert Information Network (RAIN) … Continue reading

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EPA Report on Hydraulic Fracturing Impact to Drinking Water Released

EPA Press Release 6/4/15: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2015 EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Assessment shows hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking … Continue reading

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Register Now for PA Groundwater Symposium May 6th

In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and other sponsors invite you to attend the 2015 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium on May 6th at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, … Continue reading

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‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar

‘Planning to Protect Your Water Supply’ Webinar March 18, 2015 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Julie Kollar, Director of the Water Resources Education Network (WREN), will team-up with Neal Fogle and Peter Wulfhorst, Economic and Community Development Educators for Penn State Extension … Continue reading

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