News & Updates

State Water Organization Elects New Leaders

08-24-2012

 
NEWS RELEASE
Monday, August 20, 2012
Contact: Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, 202-756-0600 x 1, Association of Clean Water Administrators
 
State Water Organization Elects New Leaders
Steve Gunderson, Director of the Water Quality Control Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, is the newly elected President of the Association of Clean Water Administrators (ACWA). Gunderson and other officers and directors were confirmed on August 15 in Park City, Utah at the conclusion of the non-profit organization’s 51st Annual...

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GWPC/NGWA Release HF Brochure for Water Well Owners

08-15-2012

 
The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) and the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) are making available a water-testing brochure for household water well owners living near oil or gas development and completion activities, including hydraulic fracturing. The brochure walks water well owners through how to go about getting their water tested prior to oil and gas activities to establish baseline water quality. It then provides guidelines for retesting the water after oil and gas development and completion activities. Addressed in the brochure are issues such as “chain-of-...

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Decentralized Wastewater Webcast Series

08-15-2012

PUBLIC HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVES FOR SUSTAINABLE DECENTRALIZED WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 • 1:00 P.M.–2:30 P.M. ET.
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Decentralized wastewater treatment systems can protect the environment, public health, and water quality in homes and communities by: providing reliable wastewater treatment; providing a highly-effective wastewater treatment method which reduces conventional pollutants, nutrients,...

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GWPC Releases New Website Design

06-06-2012

Welcome to our New Website

The Groundwater Protection Council recently released approved designs for our new website. The new design includes a shift in overall look and feel, but also incorporates additional functionality.

You’ll recognize previously existing content on our projects and programs.  We’ve also added new content under the Programs section.

We’re not done yet.  Now that we’ve gone live, staff will be working over the next few months to port all of the content from the old site here to the new one.  This includes...

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U.S. EPA Releases Final Report on Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities on Drinking Water Resources

12-14-2016

U.S. EPA Releases Final Report on Impacts from Hydraulic Fracturing Activities on Drinking Water Resources
EPA’s report concludes that hydraulic fracturing activities can impact drinking water resources under some circumstances and identifies factors that influence these impacts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2016

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its scientific report on the impacts from hydraulic fracturing activities on drinking water resources...

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