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NDWC provides services for small drinking water systems

Morgantown, WV— For nearly 25 years, the National Drinking Water Clearinghouse (NDWC), a signature program of the National Environmental Services Center (NESC) at West Virginia University, has helped thousands of … Continue reading

February 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sewage in Southern West Virginia Waterways

WV Public Radio continues its series about the problems that the residents of southern West Virginia face daily with their water supplies. This article discusses the problem of straight pipes … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

WV Pubic Radio Story Highlights Drinking Water Challenges in Southern WV

This WV Public Radio story highlights how many people in southern West Virginia live without reliable drinking water. Despite water being plentiful in the region, challenges exist in getting drinking … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

RUS Loan Rates

Interest rates for Rural Development Utilities Service (RDUS) water and wastewater loans—issued quarterly at three different levels: the poverty line rate, the intermediate rate and the market rate— have been … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

NESC Publishes New Articles

Learn More About Septic System Maintenance, Design-Build, Integrated Water Resource Management The National Environmental Services Center (NESC) has published three new articles on its main website. The article “Maintaining Septic … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

NESC Adds New Products

The National Environmental Services Center has added five new products to its Online Shopping Cart available at Buying or Selling a Home with an Onsite Septic System This issue … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Border Towns Struggle to Protect Water Infrastructure

by Neena Satija, The Texas Tribune January 10, 2014 More than 600 children in a South Texas border town may be prevented from returning to school on Monday because of … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

SepticSmart Week, September 23-27, 2013

During the first annual SepticSmart Week, September 23-27, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging homeowners to get SepticSmart and take action. A few small, simple steps of proper … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Budgeting and Finance for Small Drinking Water Systems

Budgeting and finance video by the Ohio EPA.

July 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

NESC Has Free Public Service Announcements

The National Environmental Services Center (NESC) has three video public service announcements (PSAs) about the importance of septic system maintenance for community water quality. The PSAs reflect NESC’s ongoing commitment … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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