The Pathogens and Point Source Workgroup tracks progress and shares information about wastewater and other point source improvements in technologies. Additionally, the workgroup provides technical assistance and trainings to utilities in the Schuylkill River Watershed.
Workgroup Chair: Joe Hebelka, PA Department of Environmental Protection
On April 14, 2016, SAN partners, including water suppliers, participated in the Water Supplier Forum. The forum focused on discussing emerging contaminants and learning about the Miller Chemical fire case study. From hearing about the Miller Chemical fire, participants learned what went wrong and how it could have been prevented.
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 watersheds.
The Philly Rivercast is a forecast of water quality that predicts potential levels of pathogens in the Schuylkill River between Flat Rock Dam and Fairmount Dam i.e. between Manayunk and Boathouse Row.