An Update to Gas Well Drilling and Your Private Water Supply

Bryan Swistock from Penn State looks at how shale gas drilling relates to private water supplies and the potential impacts.
An Update to Gas Well Drilling and Your Private Water Supply - Webinars
Skill Level: Beginner
Length: 1 hour
Language: English

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Recorded: December 18, 2012 12:00 PM

The webinar looks at Pennsylvania state regulations and water testing options available to private water system owners. Highlights of two Penn State research studies are discussed.

Time Log

  • 01:51 - Introduction
  • 02:22 - Basic Management of Private Water Supplies
  • 09:57 - PA State Regulations to Protect Water Supplies
  • 16:36 - Pre-Drilling Water Testing
  • 19:58 - Highlights of Headwaters and Center for Rural PA Water Studies
  • 28:00 - Lessons learned from Pre-Drilling Testing
  • 37:42 - Voluntary Management Strategies for Private Water System Users
  • 45:00 - Question/Answer session begins
  • 57:04 - Webinar ends


Water wells, springs and cisterns Pond management Watershed management Water conservation Shale gas drilling and water Acid deposition

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