Category Archives: threats

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

That’s the question answered in two new videos,┬áproduced 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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Science safeguards drinking water from harmful algal blooms

Toxins from harmful algal blooms (HABs) are increasingly contaminating sources waters, as well as the drinking water treatment facilities that the source waters supply. These treatment facilities face a difficult task of not only removing the toxins, but doing so … 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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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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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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