Monthly Archives: August 2013

August Issue Water Policy News

August 2013 issue of Water Policy News now available. In this issue: August Feature: Working with Homeowners Associations (HOAs) to improve Water Quality; September 10, 2013 is Protect Your Groundwater Day; PA Chesapeake Bay Milestones; Launch of National Mapping Project … Continue reading

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September 10, 2013 is Protect Your Groundwater Day

Protect Your Groundwater Day (PYGWD) is September 10, 2013. There is plenty of time to spread the word and raise public awareness about the importance of protecting our precious groundwater and promote water well stewardship for the health of the … Continue reading

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Why are Some Water Supply Wells More Vulnerable to Contamination?

The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Water–Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program has released new information from a 10 year study of factors affecting public-supply-well vulnerability to contamination. To read the abstract -Click here>> The report (Circular 1385 – 120 pgs – 18.2 … Continue reading

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Source Water Protection Meeting – Triple Divide Watershed Coalition

August 14, 2013 9 – 11 am in Coudersport, Potter County, PA. Location: Gunzburger Building One North Main Street, Coudersport PA 16915 (map) Triple Divide Watershed Coalition Website http://www.tripledividewatershed.com/ Agenda: • Introductions • 2013 WREN Grants (Berks, Columbia/Montour & Pike … Continue reading

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EPA Webinar #3 on Harmful Algal Blooms 8/20/13

EPA’s Watershed Academy will host the third in a series of webcasts:  ”How to Track a HAB: New Technologies and Methods for Identifying and Monitoring Harmful Algal Blooms” on August 20, 2013. Don Anderson from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and … Continue reading

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