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Local Water Quality

March 30, 2022 09:00 AM

March 02, 2022 12:00 PM

DEP’s Well Plugging Program was established to plug oil and gas wells where there is no identifiable responsible party.


February 23, 2022 10:00 AM

DEP receives complaints and emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and responds as appropriate to investigate.


January 12, 2022 12:00 PM

​When temperatures drop, so can the strength of water mains.


July 15, 2021 10:00 AM

Keeping Pennsylvania waters healthy and clean starts local and, on one farm in Susquehanna County, with the help of 120-head of cattle.


April 01, 2021 12:00 PM

While most recreationally caught sport fish in PA are safe to eat, chemicals such as mercury and PCBs have been found in some fish in PA.


January 22, 2021 12:00 PM

For many years, hydroelectric dams have prevented American Eels from migrating up the Susquehanna River.


October 05, 2020 01:00 PM

The International Coastal Cleanup (ICC) is the world’s largest volunteer effort to improve the health of the world’s oceans and waterways.


September 30, 2020 12:00 PM

DEP’s Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation wins national award for removal of 70 acres of hazardous coal refuse piles in Ehrenfeld


September 15, 2020 09:00 AM

If you use a septic system, be septic smart!