Related Links

Assistance Programs
Links to websites that offer major technical assistance programs, including Pennsylvania Rural Water Association, and the National Drinking Water Clearinghouse.

PA Code Links
Links to the Pennsylvania Code on water and wastewater proceedings, rate changes, surcharges, rules and regulations, and policy statements.

Drought Watch Information
Link to Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection's drought information.

Permits and Authorizations
Link to the Department of Environmental Protection's website for information on DEP permits and applications.

Water \ Wastewater Entities
Links to other information sources.

PaWARN is a statewide Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (WARN) of “utilities helping utilities” to prepare for the next natural or human-caused emergency.

Institute of Public Utilities, Michigan State University (IPU)
The Institute of Public Utilities supports informed, effective, and efficient regulation of utility network industries - electricity, natural gas, water, and telecommunications.

Emergency Preparedness Links

Emergency Response
Link to the EPA's Emergency Response page for drinking water and wastewater utilities. EPA has a variety of tools and guidance to support drinking water and wastewater utility preparedness and response.

Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA)
PEMA oversees a number of programs and services to help prevent, respond to, or recover from disasters. They include federal and state support, as well as citizen-based volunteer opportunities to assist in times of disaster or emergency.

Ready PA
In an emergency, knowing what to do is your best defense. Start now by learning the risks, making an emergency plan and getting involved to help others.

Pennsylvania uses AlertPA to provide citizens and partners with timely information to assist them in making informed decisions. AlertPA delivers emergency and weather alerts, health notifications and updates.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA’s mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

FEMA Updates During Disasters
FEMA offers a free service called Updates During Disasters. When a disaster is declared in a state or region FEMA generates e-mail bulletins to keep citizens updated about how to obtain assistance and reduce loss of life and property.