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Local Water Quality

December 03, 2018

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


November 19, 2018

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


October 02, 2018

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


September 17, 2018

If you use a septic system, be septic smart!


September 14, 2018

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


August 02, 2018

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


June 07, 2018

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


March 05, 2018

The family operation adopts unique technology and a spirit of innovation in a county named for Ben Franklin.


December 06, 2017

For nearly 40 years, old railroad ties embedded into the creek’s banks controlled erosion and limited sediment.


October 04, 2017

Municipalities and utilities considering green stormwater solutions should be prepared for reluctant residents.