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Information on drinking and residential water quality, including well and septic system management, drilling a well, protecting groundwater and managing your restored wetland. Tips on teaching water quality stewardship and lead in drinking water.
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Keith Monahan at home in the garden. Photo: Mike Skuja, Penn State
The Power of Seeds and Water to Connect People to Place - News News
A Philadelphia County Master Gardener and Master Watershed Steward uses his knowledge to help educate others. More
TapTalk - Greening Your Landscape and MS4s
TapTalk - Greening Your Landscape and MS4s - Workshops Workshops
Join us for a informative presentation on water quality topics. More
Groundwater is one of Pennsylvania's valuable water resources. (Photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State)
Call for Presenters and Sponsors for 2020 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium - News News
The symposium provides a forum for researchers, students, professionals and educators to exchange information about and promote Pennsylvania's groundwater resources. More
Iron and Manganese in Private Water Systems Iron and Manganese in Private Water Systems - Articles

Iron and Manganese in Private Water Systems

乐动体育注册 Bryan Swistock, William Sharpe, Ph.D.

Iron and manganese cause stains and tastes in water. They can be removed with several treatment processes described in this article. More
Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow
Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow

乐动体育注册 Jennifer R Fetter, Kristen Kyler

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Rain to Drain - Slow the Flow is a hands-on stormwater education curriculum available from Penn State Extension and Pennsylvania 4-H. More
Dive Even Deeper – Inquiring About Mining and Water Quality
Dive Even Deeper – Inquiring About Mining and Water Quality - Workshops Workshops
Educators are invited to dive deeper into unique water topics for their classrooms and join us for networking opportunities. More
Dive Even Deeper - Bog Environments
Dive Even Deeper - Bog Environments - Workshops Workshops
Educators are invited to dive deeper into unique water topics for their classrooms and join us for networking opportunities. More
Participants at the 2019 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium listen to Dr. Heather Gall from Penn State University provide the keynote presentation on emerging contaminants in groundwater (photo credit: Bryan Swistock, Penn State Extension).
Emerging Contaminants Highlighted at 2019 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium - News News
Groundwater professionals from across Pennsylvania and nearby states gathered on April 30 and May 1 for the 2019 Pennsylvania Groundwater Symposium. More
Penn State Extension’s “Dive Deeper – Youth Water Educators Summit” recently received a Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence. Photo: Pennsylvania Environmental Council
Penn State Extension ‘Dive Deeper’ Water Educator Program Praised by State - News News
Annual statewide award recognizes environmental performance and innovation. More
Water Tests: What Do the Numbers Mean?
Water Tests: What Do the Numbers Mean? - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

Water Tests: What Do the Numbers Mean?

乐动体育注册 Bryan Swistock, William Sharpe, Ph.D., James Andrew Clark

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Learn how and why to test water for chemicals, bacteria, and other pollutants. More
Pictured: Ted Evgeniadis – Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, Jodi Sulpizio - MWS Coordinator, York County Extension, Donna Scherer – Penn State Extension Client Relations Manager, and Doug Hoke - York County Commissioner (Photo: J. Sulpizio, Penn State)
York County Master Watershed Stewards Give 2018 Outstanding Partner Award - News News
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. More
Master Watershed Stewards at the Statewide Watershed Conference in February. Photo: Brad Kunsman, Penn State
Award-Winning Master Watershed Steward Projects from Across the State - News News
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. More
Taking care of areas of erosion along driveways or sidewalks can go a long way to help water resources (Photo: Jennifer Fetter, Penn State)
January is a Great Time to Make Some New Year’s Resolutions for Water! - News News
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. More
Watershed Decisions Activity Kit
Watershed Decisions Activity Kit - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
$39.00
A hands-on, inquiry based activity kit that helps older youth and adults learn about water quality issues in small watersheds and the decision making processes that go into improving those water quality issues. More
Penn State's drinking water testing progam can help with testing for arsenic. Kits like this are available at county Extension offices statewide.(Photo: Bryan Swistock, Penn State)
Should You Test Your Water for Arsenic? - News News
If you are one of the more than two million Pennsylvania residents that drinks water from a private water well, spring or cistern, have you ever had your drinking water tested for arsenic? More
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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
Danielle Rhea is the new Water Resources Extension Educator in Jefferson County
Extension Water Team Welcomes New Water Resources Educator in Jefferson County - News News
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. More
MWON Volunteers Participate in Water Testing and Interpretation Project
MWON Volunteers Participate in Water Testing and Interpretation Project - News News
Starting this year and continuing into early 2019, a new project will provide active Master Well Owners Network volunteers with an exciting opportunity. More
Flooding around your home and on the farm could be leading to issues you need to address. Image Credit: Jennifer Fetter
After the Flood – Recovery Considerations for Rural Pennsylvanians - Articles Articles

After the Flood – Recovery Considerations for Rural Pennsylvanians

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. More
Bryan Swistock presents a session on bacterial contamination in drinking water at the 2018 UCOWR Conference.
Extension Accomplishments Well-Represented at Annual UCOWR Conference in June - News News
Several Penn State Extension staff took part in the Universities Council on Water Resources (UCOWR) Annual Conference held June 26-28 in Pittsburgh, PA. 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
Master Well Owners Network: Training Volunteers to Safeguard Drinking Water
Master Well Owners Network: Training Volunteers to Safeguard Drinking Water - Articles Articles
Learn about the Master Well Owner Network (MWON) online course that trains volunteers to teach about safe drinking water and the proper management of private water wells, springs, and cisterns. More
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