drinking water

Starting Off the New Year Right – Drinking Water Water Resources Sustainability

Happy New Year, I would like to propose we make one additional commitment this year.  This commitment is to care about the water we drink as we try to remember how we impact or influence the quality and quantity of the water resources.  Although it is the beginning of a new year (wishing you GOOD Luck in 2017!), for the water cycle the new year started in October.  This is the time of the year wheThere's more…

Free Well and Spring Water Screening Test

As part of our outreach and assistance to private well owners, we are offering a free water screening test. The water screening test will check the general quality of your well or spring water and the testing will include pH, conductivity, total dissolved solids, iron, nitrate, nitrite, alkalinity, and total hardness. To qualify for the testing, you will need to do the following:There's more…

New Private Wellowner Guide to Groundwater In Pennsylvania- Groundwater and Drinking Water in PA

Potable water is most valuable and under appreciated resource of our planet. Why? Because in many locations, the "aquifer" is hundreds of feet below ground and extends over a vast area that includes multiple municipal and state boundaries. Over 70 percent of the earth's surface is covered with water, but < 0.5 % of this water is usable freshwater resource.There's more…

State Rep. Eli Evankovich will host a public policy hearing on Marcellus shale water safety

Date: 
6 years 5 weeks ago

State Rep. Eli Evankovich (R-54) will host a public policy hearing on Marcellus shale water safety Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Murrysville Community Center.

Evankovich, a freshman representative from Murrysville, is a member of the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee.There's more…

Barium in Drinking Water and Groundwater

Barium in Drinking Water and Brine Water Marcellus Shale Citizen Private Well MonitoringThere's more…

Getting the Waters Tested - The Marcellus Shale Factor

Date: 
6 years 16 weeks ago

This event will present a summary of the available information from the Wilkes University Citizen Database and make specific recommendations related to baseline water quality testing and how the Marcellus Shale is a Factor in making changes with how we manage our water resources.There's more…

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