Tag Archives: drinking water

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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Elizabethtown Area Water Authority Stormwater & Rain Barrel Seminar

Elizabethtown Area Water Authority is having a Stormwater Seminar and rain barrel sale to help educate homeowners about ways they can help protect clean water by reducing polluted runoff. The free seminar will be held on May 2, 2015 from … Continue reading

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Register Now for PA Groundwater Symposium May 6th

In celebration of National Drinking Water Week, Penn State Extension, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and other sponsors invite you to attend the 2015 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium on May 6th at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, … Continue reading

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New Tech Brief offers help for protecting Groundwater Sources

The National Environmental Services Center has just released a new Tech Brief titled “Well Maintenance and Groundwater Protection.” More than 88 million American residents have their drinking water supplied by community systems that rely on groundwater as a primary source, while … Continue reading

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New USGS Reports Describe Groundwater Vulnerability to Contamination

One in every five samples of groundwater used as a source for drinking contains at least one contaminant at a level of concern for human health, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. About 115 million people—more than one-third of … Continue reading

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