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Storing Fuels and Protecting Water Resources - Articles Articles
Lower fuel prices may cause homeowners to consider storing extra fuel at home. Be sure to research all of the ramifications and pitfalls before proceeding. More
Christine Mayer, Director of the Fulton Center for Sustainability Studies at Wilson College, pictured far left with her class behind a groundwater model at the Cumberland County Penn State Extension Office.
Wilson College Environmental Stewardship Class Encounters a Groundwater Model - News News
Students from Wilson College visited the Cumberland County Penn State Extension office to learn how land use, ground water, and private water wells interconnect. More
A Penn State drinking water testing kit (photo J. Clark)
New Video: How to Interpret a Penn State Drinking Water Test Report - News News
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. More
A screenshot of the DWIT tool
Drinking Water Interpretation Tool (DWIT) - Articles Articles
Use this online tool to create a customized interpretation of complex data found on any water test report. More
Water Test Interpretation
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Water Test Interpretation

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Susan Boser from Penn State Extension in Beaver County explains how to interpret results from water testing. More
Using Public Data to Understand Water Impacts during Shale-Gas Development
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Dr. Susan Brantley from Penn State presents resources available from an online shared compilation of water quality information from watershed groups, agencies and institutes of higher learning. More
Tradeoffs in Leasing Watershed Lands for Marcellus Drilling
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Dr. Charlie Abdalla describes a study done in several PA communities near shale gas drilling with the potential to impact their water supply. More
Use and Value of Water for Marcellus Shale Gas Development
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Charles Abdalla, Renata Rimsaiteate, and Allan Collins present a study of public water suppliers in PA and WV that have sold water to shale gas companies. More
The Triple Divide Watershed Coalition
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The Triple Divide Watershed Coalition

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Jim Clark from Penn State Extension introduces the Triple Divide Watershed Coalition and its efforts toward Source Water Protection in northcentral PA. More
Groundwater and Climate Connections in the US, 1949-2009
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Dr. Tess Russo from Penn State discusses a study of trends in groundwater across the United States and climate correlations. More
A Study of Roadside Springs in Pennsylvania
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Extension educators discuss results from a study of several dozen roadside springs in Pennsylvania. More
A Study of Pre-Drilling Water Quality in 700 Wells and Springs
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Jim Clark from Penn State Extension in McKean County explains the results of a study of groundwater in northcentral PA as it relates to shale gas drilling. More
Summit for Water Educators Returning in 2018
Summit for Water Educators Returning in 2018 - News News
Teaching youth about water is a critical part of protecting our water resources. Dive Deeper IV will be held Thursday, September 20, 2018. More
Berks County Master Watershed Stewards receive their award at the Conservation District's 70th Anniversay Celebration
Berks County Master Watershed Stewards Receive Award - News News
The Conservation Service Organization of the Year award was presented to an outstanding citizen-science group. More
Pharmaceuticals and Their Disposal to Protect Water Quality
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Jim Clark from Penn State Extension in McKean County discusses how to protect water quality from pharmaceutical contamination. More
Landowners should inspect their forest road system at regular intervals to detect problems and schedule repairs. Photo: George Hurd, Penn Sate University
Maintain Forest Roads to Prevent Erosion and Protect Water - Articles Articles
The dirt and gravel roads that run through your forest play an important role in the management of your woodlands. More
How to take a water sample using the Penn State Drinking Water Test Kit
How To Use the Penn State Drinking Water Test Kit - Videos Videos
This video will walk you through how to use the Penn State drinking water test kit to successfully analyze the quality of your drinking water. More
Saving Water Outside the Home
Saving Water Outside the Home - Videos Videos
Many opportunities for water conservation exist outside of your home including plant and watering choices. More
Saving Water in the Home
Saving Water in the Home - Videos Videos
Out of all the methods for water conservation, household water use is what consumers have the most control over. More
Benefits from Water Conservation
Benefits from Water Conservation - Videos Videos
Leaks and wasteful habits are the largest contributors to household water waste. Significant savings can be achieved by changing habits and ensuring your house is leak free. More
Why Conserve Water?
Why Conserve Water? - Videos Videos
The video provides information on the importance of water conservation and offers tips on reducing your water usage. More
Are Roadside Springs Safe?
Are Roadside Springs Safe? - Videos Videos

Are Roadside Springs Safe?

Bryan Swistock, Susan Boser, Mark Madden, James Andrew Clark, Diane Oleson, M.S., Amy Galford, Gary William Micsky

Many people drink water from roadside springs in Pennsylvania. But recent research suggests that you should use caution when consuming spring water. More
Water Supply Protection, Testing, and Interpretation
Water Supply Protection, Testing, and Interpretation - Videos Videos
Learn how to test and protect your private water well, spring or cistern. More
Solving Water Problems
Solving Water Problems - Videos Videos
Most drinking water issues can be resolved by considering water treatment, pollution control, or alternative water sources. More
Where Does Your Drinking Water Come From?
Where Does Your Drinking Water Come From? - Videos Videos
Educational resources on proper management of private water systems including wells, springs, and cisterns. More
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