Category Archives: Chesapeake Bay

EPA Orders PA Municipalities to Improve Stormwater Management

Says improvements will help protect local streams in 85 communities (PHILADELPHIA – June 24, 2014) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it has sent orders to 85 municipalities in north central and northeast Pennsylvania requiring improvements to … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Contamination, EPA, surface water, threats | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Need Funding for Your Source Water Protection and Watershed Efforts?

If you’re in the Pennsylvania portion of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, perhaps the 2014 round of NFWF Grants could benefit your source water protection efforts. The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is soliciting proposals to restore the habitats and water … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, funding, Nutrient Pollution, source water, surface water, Susquehanna River Basin, Webinar | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off

Ches. Bay groundwater withdrawals causing sinking land, flooding risks

Dec. 10, 2013 — According to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), intensive groundwater withdrawals are a major cause of the sinking land, or land subsidence, that’s contributing to flooding risks among communities and coastal habitats in … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, groundwater | Tagged , , | Comments Off

ELANCO Source Water Collaborative To Hold Workshop to Educate Farmers

Eastern Lancaster (ELANCO) Source Water Collaborative announced it will hold a workshop for area farmers on December 9, 2013, at Shady Maple Restaurant titled, “Protecting Your Water Begins with Your Land.” The purpose of the workshop is to offer an educational opportunity for farmers … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, groundwater, Nutrient Pollution, source water, Source Water Protection Coalition, Susquehanna River Basin, wellhead protection | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

At Solanco Fair, lessons on groundwater quality

Intelligencer Journal Lancaster New Era Originally Published Sep 19, 2013 17:02 By ROXANNE TODD Correspondent – Hordes of people visit the Solanco Fair for the food, animals and camaraderie, but there is another aspect that many don’t think about. The … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, DEP, groundwater, Source Water Protection Coalition, threats, wellhead protection | Comments Off