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Safe drinking water program, testing available

June 16, 2011

HAWLEY, PA — Penn State Extension in Pike County will conduct a Safe Drinking Water program on Wednesday, June 29 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the PPL Environmental Learning Center on Route 6. There is a registration fee of $7 per person or couple for handouts. Pre-registration, including payment, is required by June 24. Make checks payable to PSCE Program Account and mail to Penn State Extension, 514 Broad St., Milford, PA 18337.

In addition, Penn State Extension is offering water testing for a discounted fee through Prosser Labs on July 6, 13 and 20. In order to participate in the water testing, you must attend the Safe Drinking Water program to receive your test bottles. Four different sets of water tests will be offered ranging from coliform bacteria/e coli bacteria to a test of seven other parameters including coliform bacteria. Test bottles must be returned to the extension office by 12 noon on July 6, 13 and 20.
Visit visit http://extension.psu.edu/pike and go to “events,” or call 570/296-3400.