Category Archives: Water Quality

Philadelphia and Surrounding Regions Awarded Funds to Revitalize Urban Waters

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced last week that 37 nationwide organizations will be awarded a total of $2.1 million in federal funding to “help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization”.  6 of these … Continue reading

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Billions Needed for Drinking Water Infrastructure

The fifth Drinking Water Infrastructure Needs Survey and Assessment (DWINSA) was released by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week.  The survey was conducted in 2011 in order to “document the 20-year capital investment needs of the public water systems … Continue reading

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America’s Most Endangered Rivers

American Rivers recently released their annual list of America’s most endangered rivers.  Topping the list is the Colorado River, suffering from outdated water management.  The existing management system cannot handle the pressures of over-allocation and persistent drought. “This year’s America’s … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania DEP Offers Green Grants

October 5, 2012 through October 26, 2012 the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) accepted applications for four green grants under the 2012 Growing Greener Plus grant proposal. The four separate awards are for the Watershed Protection grants, Surface Mining … Continue reading

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New Clean Water App

On October 18, 2012 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a new tool in the form of an app and website to “help people find information on the condition of thousands of lakes, rivers and streams across the United States … Continue reading

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