Tag Archives: well water

DEP Assesses $8.9 million Civil Penalty against Range Resources

PENNSYLVANIA DEP PRESS RELEASE  6/16/2015 DEP Assesses $8.9 million Civil Penalty against Range Resources for Failure to Repair Leaking Gas Well   HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has notified Range Resources-Appalachia, LLC, of Fort Worth, … 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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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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September 10, 2013 is Protect Your Groundwater Day

Protect Your Groundwater Day (PYGWD) is September 10, 2013. There is plenty of time to spread the word and raise public awareness about the importance of protecting our precious groundwater and promote water well stewardship for the health of the … Continue reading

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Why are Some Water Supply Wells More Vulnerable to Contamination?

The U.S. Geological Survey’s National Water–Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program has released new information from a 10 year study of factors affecting public-supply-well vulnerability to contamination. To read the abstract -Click here>> The report (Circular 1385 – 120 pgs – 18.2 … Continue reading

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