Tag Archives: source water protection

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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2015 Pennsylvania American Water Environmental Grants

The Pennsylvania American Water Environmental Grant Program is Open!  Proposals are due March 13, 2015. For information, visit:  http://www.amwater.com/paaw/water-quality-and-stewardship/environmental-grants-program.html Project activities and outcomes should address a watershed or source water protection need in the local community within American Water service … Continue reading

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2015 WREN Grant Round Now Open

WREN Announces the 2015 Source Water Protection Collaborative Grant Round is Open! Grant Applications are due:  3/20/15. Funded Project Activity time frame is July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.  WREN Grants are subject to funding availability from state and federal … Continue reading

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November 2014 Water Policy News Shares SWP Lessons Learned

November 2014 Water Policy News – Lessons Learned from 2013-2014 Source Water Protection Collaborative Projects November Feature: A ‘SWEET” Year for Drinking Water Protection Partnerships by Lynda Ginsparg Clean, safe drinking water.  We all want it and need it for life … Continue reading

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