Category Archives: threats

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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‘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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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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New Program Helps Small Water Systems Protect Sources

During 2014, several drinking water contamination incidents in West Virginia and Ohio received national media attention.  The water supply for hundreds of thousands of residents was affected. Officials, regulators and water industry leaders renewed the call to action to community … Continue reading

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