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Could It Happen Here?

The January 6, 2014 leak of industrial chemicals into the Elk River in Charlestown, West Virginia left 300,000 residents in nine West Virginia counties without safe water for weeks.  They were not able to use their water for drinking, cooking, bathing, or anything else, … Continue reading

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New website to detail Pittsburgh-region river quality

Improvements to 29 monitoring stations will allow people who use the rivers  in the region to get real-time data about the quality of the water, the  Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority announced Monday. A partnership between the River Alert Information … Continue reading

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Early Warning System Improves Decision Making, Protects Public Health

As part of its ongoing comittment to managing the water resources of the Susquehanna River’s 27,510 square mile drainage area, the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) has established a series of remote monitoring stations throughout the watershed to provide a … Continue reading

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