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DEP FY 2019 Intended Use Plans For Federal Drinking Water, Wastewater Funding
May 29, 2019
31 County Conservation Districts Awarded Over $72,000 In Nonpoint Source Pollution Prevention Educational Mini-Grants
May 21, 2019

Berks and Montgomery County Conservations receive funding. Click here for the full list of projects.

DEP Water Resources Advisory Committee To Discuss Science Behind The Need To Regulate Manganese
May 17, 2019
Managing all Water as One: The Spring Creek Watershed Approach
May 17, 2019

On May 14, RiverStewards announced it is making available a white paper on the One Water concept that breaks down the traditional silos of drinking water, stormwater and wastewater and comes up with solutions to manage all water as one system.

Putting Mussels to the Test
May 16, 2019

With a mussel hatchery in the future for the Schuylkill River, students in a UPenn field biology course used scientific rigor to ask how effectively these filter feeders might render the water clean.

NRCS Seeks Project Proposals To Protect, Restore Critical Wetlands, Reduce Flooding
May 16, 2019

U.S.D.A. Natural Resources Conservation Services announced it is making available up to $40 million in technical and financial assistance to help eligible conservation partners voluntarily protect, restore and enhance critical wetlands on agricultural lands. Click Here for more information and instructions on how to apply. 

East Pikeland pays $5.1M to preserve 115-acre Crouse Farm
May 15, 2019
Schuylkill Action Network announces winners of 2019 Schuylkill Street Art Contest
May 15, 2019
CBF: Draft PA Water Quality Cleanup Plan Only Makes Two-Thirds Of Required Reductions, Resources Do Not Exist Yet To Implement It
May 13, 2019
USDA funds available to communities trying solve stormwater runoff problems
May 13, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering grants to small, rural communities to help them deal with stormwater runoff problems through its Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program.

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