Links to information on Groundwater

Groundwater and surface water are so intertwined that they are essentially a single resource. See the lists below for information on a wide variety of water topics that are related to groundwater, and for organizations that are involved with groundwater.

Information from the Pa. Department of Environmental Protection

Bureau of Watershed Management

Includes information on:

  • private wells
  • source water protection
  • groundwater protection
  • drought information
  • State Water Plan
  • water conservation



Public Drinking Water Information

  • Pennsylvania public drinking water standards - maximum contaminant levels


Information from the U.S. Geological Survey

Information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency