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Road Salt and Our Freshwater

Road Salt and Our Freshwater

Winter brings snow, and snow brings road salt. This has become our modern-day reality, but few give thought to the next relation: that road salt… read more

Importance of HQ and EV Streams

Importance of HQ and EV Streams

Since the Clean Water Act of 1972, states have developed their own water quality standards, such as special protection designations for qualifying surface waters (streams… read more

Riparian Buffer Basics

Riparian Buffer Basics

Riparian buffer is the term for an area of vegetation that grows along a waterway to help prevent substances from reaching the water. The fact… read more

Reducing Impacts on Local Roads

Reducing Impacts on Local Roads

Pennsylvania’s Dirt, Gravel and Low Volume Road (DGLVR) Maintenance Program provides education, technical assistance, and grant funding to local public road-owning entities throughout the commonwealth.… read more

Managing Spring Stormwater

Managing Spring Stormwater

With the spring thaw upon us, it’s a good time to consider the benefits of proper stormwater management. Stormwater runoff is created when rain or… read more