Members of the Ag Workgroup made their annual visit to former project sites to sample streams in the Maiden Creek Watershed. The group found several sensitive bugs that had not been seen in these streams before - a great sign that the stream health is improving!
The Saucony Creek Brewing Company is a start-up microbrewery in Kutztown, Berks County. Partnering with the Schuylkill Action Network, they have developed the Stonefly India Pale Ale. Portions of each sale will be donated to restoration funds benefitting the Schuylkil...
PHILADELPHIA(May 9, 2012) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized three elementary and middle schools and one college in the Schuylkill River Watershed today for developing educational environmental projects that help to protect sources of drinking water. ...
On October 17th, 2011, participants in the Schuylkill Action Students program at Limerick Elementary School installed a riparian buffer on their School Campus.
The registration material for the 2011 SAN annual workshop is now available. The workshop will be held at Reading Area Community College, in Reading, PA on Friday, November 4th 2011. The workshop will run from 10:00am until 3:30pm.
In early December 2010, the Schuylkill Headwaters Association (SHA) completed construction of the Glendower Breach Restoration Project. This project restored a pond breach along the West Branch Schuylkill River, preventing legacy sediment from entering the stream and n...
The Wheeler Run project removed an old wooden flume and reconstructed a stream bed to keep clean water out of the Pine Knot mine pool.
The Silver Creek AMD treatment system was completed in July, 2010. It treats approximately 1,200 gallons/minute, removing metals and raises the pH of the mine drainage before it flows into Silver Creek.
On August 11th, 2010, SAN partners held a outdoor classroom workshop, educating watershed teachers on ways to incorporate watershed Best Management Practices (BMPs) such as Riparian Buffers, Rain Gardens, and Woodland Gardens, into their classroom curriculum. The one-d...
"The Delaware Valley Early Warning System (EWS) is an integrated monitoring, communication, and notification system used to provide advanced warning of water quality events to water suppliers and industrial intake operators in the Schuylkill and Delaware River waters...
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What's New at SAN
- Stormwater Events coming up!
- Freshwater Mussel Recovery Program - Survey Workshops in May!
- Sustainable Business Network Breakfast Meeting April 23rd
- Reading sewer main upgrade under way