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November 17, 2020 11:00 AM

Decomposed leaves are free natural nutrients that will strengthen your soil, grass, and gardens.


October 13, 2020 12:00 PM

When released to the environment, heating oil can pollute drinking water supplies, contaminate soils and expose a tank owner to liability.


September 15, 2020 09:00 AM

If you use a septic system, be septic smart!


September 10, 2020 12:00 PM

Discharged pool water and waters containing chlorine or other chemicals can be detrimental to aquatic life if not handled responsibly.


September 08, 2020 08:00 AM

DEP staff volunteered with the Bucks County Conservation District to remove invasive water chestnuts from from Lake Towhee.


July 28, 2020 02:00 PM

Summer is the season for stream work. With 86,000 miles of streams and rivers in PA, maintenance of these waterways can be a daunting task.


July 16, 2020 12:00 PM

​Harmful algal blooms (HABS) pop up every year in Pennsylvania as water temperatures rise.


June 29, 2020 12:00 PM

If you value what your local stream, river, or lake adds to your life, learn what you can do to keep it alive!


June 15, 2020 12:00 PM

One of the most visible and obvious signs of water pollution is an oil sheen.


May 08, 2020 03:00 PM

Burning household trash may seem like an easy way to eliminate waste, but it contributes to air pollution and threatens human health.