Monthly Archives: January 2014

January 2014 Water Policy News & Feature Posted

The January 2014 issue of Water Policy News and Feature article are now available from the Water Resources Education Network (WREN). Topics: what the recent West Virginia water crisis means for Pennsylvania, legislative updates, grants, green infrastructure updates, and many resources to help you keep PA water … Continue reading

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Could It Happen Here?

The January 6, 2014 leak of industrial chemicals into the Elk River in Charlestown, West Virginia left 300,000 residents in nine West Virginia counties without safe water for weeks.  They were not able to use their water for drinking, cooking, bathing, or anything else, … Continue reading

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2014 U.S. Water Prize Winners Announced

Thursday, January 23, 2014 (Washington, D.C.) In the midst of California’s worst drought in more than a century, Ben Grumbles, president of the U.S. Water Alliance, announced awardees of the 2014 U.S. Water Prize while speaking to the California Irrigation … Continue reading

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National Source Water Collaborative Announces Online Toolkit

The national Source Water Collaborative recently announced a new online toolkit  to facilitate partnerships to protect drinking water sources through agriculture conservation practices, stormwater and forest management. The toolkit offers effective steps source water protection professionals working at the local … Continue reading

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Clearfield County: DuBois Gets Water Protection Plan

Friday, January 10, 2014 By Josh Woods Staff Writer, The Progress Reprinted with the permission of The Progress Newspaper, Clearfield, PA DUBOIS – The City of DuBois was provided with a plan to mitigate potential risks at its watershed and … Continue reading

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