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Local Water Quality

August 14, 2019 12:00 PM

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


August 12, 2019 09:00 AM

Partnerships and funding are key to improving water quality in Franklin County.


June 03, 2019 12:00 PM

“Hellbender” may conjure an image of a villain in a blockbuster action movie, but in fact it’s the latest member of Pennsylvania royalty.


March 08, 2019 12:00 PM

Residents across Pennsylvania’s part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working hard to make streams and rivers healthier.


December 03, 2018 04:00 PM

Lancaster Clean Water Partners are focused on making Lancaster County’s streams clean and clear within our generation.


November 19, 2018 02:00 PM

Students dive into their past and take action to help build a healthier future for their community.


October 02, 2018 09:00 AM

Former DEP intern Brittany Sprout has begun pursuit of a new dream inspired by her transformative experience working for the agency.


September 17, 2018 09:00 AM

If you use a septic system, be septic smart!


August 02, 2018 11:00 AM

Staff in DEP’s Northeast Regional Office have been busy this summer manning the DEP booth at Farmer’s Markets.


June 07, 2018 04:00 PM

An unprecedented level of local engagement is driving plans to reduce pollution.