Citizen’s Guide to Clean Water

citizen's guide to clean water, front cover.View and download A Citizen’s Guide to Clean Water (pdf)

Copies of this publication are also available at the
Conservation District office and Pike County Municipal offices


View and download sections of the Citizen’s Guide, by clicking on the topics listed below: (All in pdf format)

Watersheds -Connecting People, Land and Water
Non-Point Source Pollution -Living on the Landscape and How We Affect Our Shared Water Resources
On – Lot Sewage Treatment System Maintenance -The Homeowner’s Guide to Wastewater Management
Stormwater Management -The Rundown on Stormwater Runoff
Erosion and Sedimentation -Soil + Water = Pollution
Groundwater -Protecting Pike County’s Water Supply
Wetlands Conservation -Mucking Through the Myths
Pond and Lake Ecology and Management -Protecting Community Water Resources
Streams and Rivers -Where People, Land and Water Meet
Environmental Laws and Regulations -Playing by the Rules to Protect Pike County’s Water Resources
Smart Growth -Strategies for Creating Viable, Environmentally Sustainable Communities
Citizen Action -Getting Involved and Making it Happen in Your Community

Citizen’s Guide Appendices

Watershed Organizations in Pike County – Information and Volunteer Opportunities
Pike County Municipalities -Contact Information and Public Meeting Schedules
Water Conservation at Home
Resource Conservation Organizations in Pike County -Information and Volunteer Opportunities
Water Testing
Source Water Protection for Community Water Supply Wells
Environmental Problems, Complaints and Emergencies -Agency Contact Information

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Funded by:
The League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund through a Section 319 Federal Clean Water Act grant of the US Environmental Protection Agency administered by the PA Department of Environmental Protection.  Additional funding provided by the Delaware Highlands Conservancy.