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How to Interpret a Water Analysis Report
How to Interpret a Water Analysis Report - Articles Articles
This article outlines some of the major parameters you may see on the analysis and assists you in understanding the numbers on a water test report. More
Information Sources for Water Well Owners
Information Sources for Water Well Owners - Articles Articles
This article provides some online resources where water well owners can access information about their water well or regional groundwater resources. More
Drilling a New Well
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Drilling a New Well

Bryan Swistock

A guide for private well owners on proper well location and construction. More
Corrosive Water Problems
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Corrosive Water Problems

Bryan Swistock

Corrosive water can dissolve metal plumbing components causing unsafe levels of copper and lead and pinhole leaks. More
Common Water Test Parameters Related to Natural Gas Drilling
Common Water Test Parameters Related to Natural Gas Drilling - Articles Articles
Water test reports of water near gas drilling activity generally have these common parameters. More
Common Drinking Water Problems and Solutions
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Common Drinking Water Problems and Solutions

Bryan Swistock, James Andrew Clark

A listing of symptoms in water (color, smell, taste), the common causes, and possible solutions to common drinking water problems. More
Coliform Bacteria
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Coliform Bacteria

Bryan Swistock, William Sharpe, Ph.D.

This article describes what coliform bacteria are, where they come from and how to remove them from drinking water. More
Chain of Custody Water Testing
Chain of Custody Water Testing - Articles Articles
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has a laboratory accreditation program for water testing labs to ensure data accuracy. More
Understanding Bottled Water
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Understanding Bottled Water

Bryan Swistock

Learn about the sources, regulations and management of bottled water. More
Best Management Practices for Private Water Wells
Best Management Practices for Private Water Wells - Articles Articles
A guide to proper maintenance of private water wells. More
Before You Drill A Well
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Before You Drill A Well

Albert Jarrett, Ph.D.

It is important that certain procedures be followed to ensure a clean, reliable, productive well. More
A Quick Guide to Groundwater in Pennsylvania
A Quick Guide to Groundwater in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles
This publication will help you understand where groundwater comes from, how it is used, and how the future use of groundwater in Pennsylvania is at risk. More
Watershed Resources for Teachers and Students
Watershed Resources for Teachers and Students - Articles Articles
Curricula ideas for the classroom and the field. More
Glass of water
The Water We Drink - Articles Articles

The Water We Drink

Jennifer R Fetter, James Andrew Clark

Written for youth in grades 6-12, this tool introduces public and private water systems and includes an activity on how to read a water quality test report. More
Helping Realtors Understand On-Lot Wastewater Inspections
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As part of the “home inspection” process, realtors need to understand who should conduct on-lot disposal system inspections and what outcomes to expect. More