Can Source Water Protection Help with a Pipeline Leak?

Source Water Protection Model developed under PA DEP’s SWPTAP Program was helpful to evaluate petroleum pipeline leak. By Al Guiseppe, P.G., Senior Geologist | SSM Group, Inc., Reading, PA. In January 2013, Pennsylvania American Water Company (PAWC) received an Underground … Continue reading

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Biosolids plan raises groundwater concerns in Centre County

As the following article shows, residents are becoming more aware of source water protection zones that safeguard their families’ drinking water supply. And in the case of one town in Centre County, Pennsylvania, a mom is demanding restrictions for spreading biosolids, an … Continue reading

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Why Is Source Water Protection Important?

A clean, safe, reliable supply of drinking water is something the American public takes for granted, but the average Jane and Joe rarely think about where their water comes from because it’s available with the twist of a handle, straight … Continue reading

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February 2014 Water Policy News is Available

The February 2014 issue of Water Policy News and Feature article are now available from the Water Resources Education Network (WREN). Topics include: West Virginia water crisis spotlights need for drinking water protection in all states, ban sought on water polluting beads … Continue reading

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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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