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Important Update from US EPA: New requirements under the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018

New requirements under the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018   Attention Water Suppliers: Below is a short summary* of the newly enacted requirement of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) as these relate to security, resiliency and emergency response.  I anticipate additional details to be shared with utilities and state drinking water agencies once […]

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Lead in Drinking Water …The PA Department of Education’s guidance is available on their website

The PA Department of Education’s guidance is available on their website here: Lead in Drinking Water  Lead in Drinking Water  Information for Schools   PUBLIC SCHOOL CODE To prevent exposure to lead contamination in the drinking water of Pennsylvania’s schools, the Public School Code was amended in June 2018 (by Act 39 of 2018) to: Encourage […]

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Fish & Boat Commission Names Tim Schaeffer Executive Director

Fish & Boat Commission Names Tim Schaeffer Executive Director During a special meeting Thursday, the Fish and Boat Commission Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to appoint Tim Schaeffer to the role of Executive Director. Schaeffer will assume his duties beginning November 13.“I’m extremely honored and grateful to the board of commissioners for the opportunity to […]

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Governor Wolf’s PFAS Action Team Outlines Public Outreach Plans: Action Team calls for expert presentations and public input on concerns

  Governor Wolf’s PFAS Action Team Outlines Public Outreach Plans Action Team calls for expert presentations and public input on concerns FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/18/2018 CONTACT: Neil Shader, DEP 717-787-1323 Nate Wardle, DOH 717-787-1783 Harrisburg, PA – At an organizational meeting held today, Governor Wolf’s PFAS Action Team announced that it has opened a comment […]

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Stephen J. Ryan, NEWWA Executive Director passed away on October 10th

  Very sad news from our friends at NEWWA. So sorry to hear about Steve’s passing and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and NEWWA staff. A Go Fund Me page has been setup for his children. https://www.gofundme.com/ryan-family-fund Regards. Don Hershey PA-AWWA Executive Director     Stephen J. Ryan, age 54 of Canton, […]

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