Water Blog

PA PFAS Drinking Water Standards - Open for Public Comment

Proposed regulations regarding setting limits for PFOA and PFOS in drinking water are open for public comment by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP).

Stormwater Management for Homeowners

This blog post is our effort to develop a guide with respect to runoff for the average rural homeowner and to provide resources for urban citizens and for those who may be looking at rainwater harvesting systems.

EPA Announces Lower Health Advisory Levels for Drinking Water for PFOA, GenX, PFAS, and other Forever Chemicals

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces the release of health advisories for four perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)

Lead in Drinking Water | Part of the Problem is Awareness

Despite measures taken by the EPA and many states, lead poisoning is still a serious concern. Lead can be found in old water taps as well as interior and exterior piping.

Water Conservation | Tips on How to Save Water Inside and Outside the Home

Did you know that the average American uses 80 to 100 gallons of water per day and 40 percent (about 32 gallons) of that water goes straight down the drain?

Drinking Water and Health - Is Water Part of the Cure?

Even though 60% of the human body is water, the impact of water on health is often overlooked. The primary health concerns with water relate to both quantity and quality.

Wildlife and Lead Poisoning - Lead is not Just a Problem for Humans

Animals in the wild are as vulnerable to lead poisoning as humans are. In this article, Chief Naturalist Susan Gallagher describes the impact of lead on an eagle that consumed an animals that was shot with ammunition containing lead pellets.