Understand and protect your water supply and septic systems! Penn State Extension offers a variety of workshops that will provide information on protecting, testing, and treating private water supplies as well as workshops that will discuss septic system inspection and maintenance.
Penn State's Agricultural Analytical Services Laboratory performs water testing including Drinking Water Testing, Livestock Drinking Water Testing, Irrigation Water for Nurseries and Greenhouses, Irrigation Water for Turfgrasses, and Pond and Lake Water.
This fact sheet explains the issue of pharmaceuticals in water and how to properly dispose of these products to prevent water quality contamination.
Pond management can be challenging. One way to handle the challenges is to turn it into a school project!
How much water do you currently use? How much water, energy, and money could you ultimately save by reducing your water use? This short course includes narrated photostories and publications to help you answer these questions.
The Penn State Cooperative Extension Water Webinar series provides educational programs on a variety of important water resources issues in Pennsylvania.