What is the Status of Your Water System’s Source Water Protection Program?
PA Safe Drinking Water regulations direct public water suppliers to find and utilize the best sources available and to take measures necessary to protect those sources by defining wellhead protection and source water protection, setting permitting requirements for groundwater resources, and setting forth requirements for state approval of a local Source Water Protection Program.
Unfortunately, because the SWP program is voluntary, far too few PA DEP-approved Sourcewater Protection Plans are in place.
That means many drinking water sources FACE SIGNIFICANT RISKS.
HOW does your community stack up?
CHECK below to see whether YOUR DRINKING WATER SYSTEM has an approved Source Water Protection Plan
DETAILS By Pennsylvania Region:
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Counties served: Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming
NE Status as of 3/31/13:
NE Status as of 8/1/2010:
Counties served: Bradford, Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union
NC Region Status as of 7/24/14:
Public Water Systems – North Central Region with PADEP Approved SWP Plans 7-2014
NC Region Status as of 8/1/2010:
Centre and Clearfield Counties SWP Status Sept. 2013:
Counties served: Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Venango, Warren
NW Status as of 3/31/2013:
Counties served: Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Beaver County, Cambria County, Fayette County, Greene County, Indiana County, Somerset County, Washington County, Westmoreland County
SW Status as of 3/11/2013:
SW Status as of 8/1/2010:
Counties served: Adams, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, and York
SC Status as of 3/11/2013:
SC Status as of 8/1/2010:
Counties served: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia
SE Status as of 3/11/2013:
SE Status as of 8/1/2010:
Source Water Protection is a living, ever-evolving process, and a good plan acts a Passport to CLEAN WATER that prevents problems before they get out of control.Go >>