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The Penn State Master Watershed Stewards in York County presented Ted Evgeniadis, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, with the 2018 Outstanding Partner Award at their MWS Winter Celebration in February.
The first Search for Excellence Awards acknowledge outstanding projects across the state in four categories: Youth Programs, Restoration Projects, Innovative Projects and Monitoring and Research projects.
Interested in learning more about the proper management of private water wells, springs and cisterns and sharing what you learn with others? Check out the Master Well Owner online course being offered by Penn State Extension!
Here is a list of some water-related new year’s resolutions that you can use to improve water quality in your backyard, your watershed and beyond.
The Extension water team is happy to have a new Educator on board. Danielle Rhea will be based in Jefferson County and serving counties in north central Pennsylvania and beyond.
Extension's volunteer network for private well owners shows great impact this past year.
The Mercer County Extension office had their meeting room filled to capacity when it hosted a Drinking Water Clinic at the end of September.
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.
Jennifer R Fetter, Leon Ressler, Andy Yencha
Parts of Pennsylvania were drenched with heavy rains and flooded streams recently. In addition to drying out wet basements, there are few important things that rural Pennsylvanian’s might want to pay special attention to.
Students from Wilson College visited the Cumberland County Penn State Extension office to learn how land use, ground water, and private water wells interconnect.
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.
A drinking water clinic was held in Butler County on May 15, where on-site water tests were performed to give participants an idea of their home water quality.
The MWON online course trains volunteers to teach about safe drinking water and the proper management of private water wells, springs, and cisterns.
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.
Dr. Charlie Abdalla describes a study done in several PA communities near shale gas drilling with the potential to impact their water supply.
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.