Extension's volunteer network for private well owners shows great impact this past year.
Interested in learning more about and educating others in the proper management of private water systems? Consider applying for the Master Well Owner online course being offered by Penn State Extension!
Starting this year and continuing into early 2019, a new project will provide active Master Well Owners Network volunteers with an exciting opportunity.
Penn State Extension recently completed a short video that explains the components of a water test report including how to interpret the results for drinking water.
There are thousands of earthen ponds and lakes across Pennsylvania that provide many benefits to homeowners and farmers, but they have their share of problems.
Groundwater professionals from across Pennsylvania gathered on May 7-8, 2018 at the Ramada Inn Conference Center in State College, PA for the 2018 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
By gaining more information about their own water supply, Master Well Owner Network Volunteers will increase knowledge to educate others.
Highlighting accomplishments of Penn State's Master Well Owner Network over the past program year.
Approximately one million rural homes and farms across Pennsylvania utilize private wells for drinking water and onlot septic systems for wastewater disposal.
Over half of Pennsylvania pond owners indicate that nuisance algae and aquatic plants are a problem for their pond.
Groundwater professionals from across Pennsylvania gathered on May 3, 2017 in State College for the 2017 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium.
One third of York County households are served by private water and septic. Home Water and Septic System Workshops help homeowners maintain these systems.
Inspecting the wellhead (above ground portion of the well) every year helps a well owner discover potential issues before they become expensive problems.
Your well requires regular maintenance, just like any other system in your home. Regular inspection and some simple steps will help safeguard your water supply.
Asian carp is a catchall name for four species of carp, silver, bighead, grass, and black carp from Southeast Asia that are now threatening the Great Lakes.