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Land Conservancy of Adams County. Adams, Franklin & Cumberland counties, $4,250

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Drinking Water Source Water Protection Project 2005-2006
Project Title: Gettysburg Source Water Protection Outreach Project

Area to be protected: Marsh Creek Watershed

Partner(s): Watershed Alliance of Adams County, Borough of Gettysburg (Gettysburg Municipal Authority), Adams County Office of Planning and Development

Focus:  Design and produce bill inserts, bookmarks, restaurant placemats, and a display to raise awareness of the importance of preventing contamination of the 7 groundwater wells and one surface water intake which comprise the Gettysburg Municipal Authority public drinking water supply.  The partnership will also install signs identifying the locations of the source water areas.

Contact: Sidney Kuhn, 717-334-2828, email: skuhn@adamscounty.us

 

Antietam Watershed Association (AWA), Franklin County, $2,000

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2003-2004
Project Title: Building Partnerships to Preserve Antietam Creek and to Protect Water Flowing Into It.
Area(s) to be protected: Antietam Creek Watershed
Partner(s): Washington Township Municipal Authority
Focus: design an educational display, produce brochures, and design tabletop placemats that illustrate how citizens can control nonpoint source pollution in their neighborhood
Contact: Stephen Rettig, 717-762-7742, email: sjrcadia8@aol.com

 

Greencastle Area Water Authority, Franklin County, $5,000

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Drinking Water Source Protection Project 2003-2004
Project Title: Greencastle Area, Franklin County Water Authority Source Water Protection Awareness
Area(s) to be protected: Potomac River Basin
Partner(s): Gannett Fleming, Inc. and Borough of Greencastle
Focus: post Water Supply Area signs and design an informational poster about source water protection for use in public places
Contact: Kenneth Myers, 717-597-7143, email: ken.myers@comcast.net

Juniata College on behalf of the Juniata Clean Water Partnership

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project, Watershed Protection Project 2002-2003
Project Title: Development of the Juniata Watershed Resource Center
Area(s) to be protected: Juniata River Watershed
Partner(s): Allegheny Ridge Corp, Bedford, Fulton, Juniata, Huntingdon, Mifflin, Perry and Blair Co Conservation Districts, Bedford, Blair, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin Co Planning Offices, Canaan Valley Institute, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Juniata College, Mid-State and Southern Alleghenies Resource Conservation & Development Councils, Penn State Coop Extention (Mifflin/Juniata), Southern Alleghenies Conservancy, Tri-County Regional Planning Corp, Westsylvania Heritage Corp, & Western PA Watershed Protection Program
Focus: develop a Water Resource Center at Juniata College
Counties served: Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Fulton, Franklin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Perry Snyder, Somerset County Grant: $2,000
Contact: Stephanie Odenwald, 814-627-5391, email: sodenwald@jcwp.org

Dennis and Back Creek Outdoor Interpretive Exhibit

Funded by: LWVPA-CEF WREN Project - Watershed Education for Pollution Prevention Projects - 1999

Focus: The partners will place an outdoor interpretive exhibit at Dennis Creek in the Conococheague Watershed. The display will expand public awareness of the watershed and non-point source pollution problems.

Partners: Franklin County Watershed Association, Franklin County Commissioners, Franklin County Conservation District, Franklin County Planning Commission, Hamilton Township Municipal Authority, PA Dept. Of Environmental Protection - Southcentral Regional office, Penn State Cooperative Extension, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Grant: $2,985
Contact: Mark Dubin, 717-267-3364, email: mdubin@state.pa.us

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