Fertilizer called next threat to water

Mayors group told that strong curbs are needed September 24, 2014 11:08 PM By Tom Troy / Block News Alliance CHICAGO — Helping cities combat the threat of algae-feeding phosphorus in the Great Lakes has jumped ahead as a national environmental … Continue reading

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“Pipeline Safety and Our Community” – Forum Sept 17th Wellsboro, PA

“Pipeline Safety and Our Community” A Free Forum – September 17, 2014 6:30 – 8:30pm Location: Tokishi Training Center, 124 NYPUM Drive,Wellsboro, PA 16901 Members of the public, public officials, businesses, water and wastewater utilities are invited to attend a … Continue reading

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WREN Grant Round Coming January 2015 – Gather Your Partners Now

2015 WREN Community Watershed Education & Source Water Protection Collaborative Grant Round Opening Soon! Grant Round will open January 2015 Grant Applications Due: Friday March 20, 2015 Project Activity Timeframe: July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016 The Water Resources … Continue reading

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National Drug Take Back Day – September 27, 2014

Flushing unused or old medications down the toilet can pollute our waterways. Wastewater treatment plants were not designed to remove these compounds. Throwing drugs in the trash or leaving them in the medicine chest can lead to unintentional use, overdose … Continue reading

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August 2014 Water Policy News Now Available

Read the August 2014 issue of Water Policy News.               Topics Include: August Feature: Quarryville Sees Value in Reviving Dormant Source Water Protection Plan by Lynda Ginsparg WREN Grants in Action: Etna Borough Rain … Continue reading

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