Science safeguards drinking water from harmful algal blooms

Toxins from harmful algal blooms (HABs) are increasingly contaminating sources waters, as well as the drinking water treatment facilities that the source waters supply. These treatment facilities face a difficult task of not only removing the toxins, but doing so … Continue reading

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EPA Report on Hydraulic Fracturing Impact to Drinking Water Released

EPA Press Release 6/4/15: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2015 EPA Releases Draft Assessment on the Potential Impacts to Drinking Water Resources from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities Assessment shows hydraulic fracturing activities have not led to widespread, systemic impacts to drinking … Continue reading

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Spring 2015 Water Policy News

Feature Story: ‘The Accidental Pioneer – Carol Paul’s Route to the Greenville Water Authority’ by Lynda Ginsparg Female water operators are rare in Pennsylvania.¬† But for nearly 30 years, Carol Paul has worked in this male-dominated field. In this issue … Continue reading

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May 3 – 9 Celebrate National Drinking Water Week

Celebrate Water, our life sustaining resource during National Drinking Water Week, May 3rd – 9th. Show your commitment to water by starting at the source! ¬†Learn more about Source Water Protection, a voluntary approach that helps communities of all sizes … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania American Water Awards Grants to Celebrate Earth Day

Pennsylvania American Water, based in Hershey, PA, announced yesterday that it would award funds to seven watershed initiatives across the state through the company’s 2015 Environmental Grant Program. The recipients will receive a share of grant funds that total nearly … Continue reading

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