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Re: Wellhead protection
- Subject: Re: Wellhead protection
- From: Bob Fletcher <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 01 Jan 1998 09:19:51 -0600
- List-Name: P2Tech
- References: <199712311416.JAA24018@superior.great-lakes.net>
- Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
RUDY MOEHRBACH wrote:
> Jo Anne asks:
> Dear P2Techies,
> An interesting request came to me about wellhead protection and P2.
> Perhaps some of you may have some suggestions to offer.
> One of my colleagues in the Bureau of Water Supply Management (Safe
> Drinking Water Act), sent to following to me:
> In response to a question about where to find BMP info for business
> and industries at a recent EPA regions 3 & 4 joint meeting on local
> wellhead protection program implementation, I mentioned that state
> pollution prevention (P2) staff might be able to provide BMP info for
> businesses and industries and that in PA, we've just started talking
> to our P2 staff about this.
> Afterwards, the Ground-Water Technician from the South Carolina Rural
> Water Association approached me and wanted to know if I could provide
> her with a contact in our P2 program regarding proper BMPs for
> ground-water protection.
> I'm inquiring as to who I could direct this person to. Perhaps just a
> referral to an EPA contact person is all that's needed. I gather she
> has also spoken to the South Carolina state agency about this query as
> In case someone wants to respond directly to her, here is her name and
> Elaine H. Biber
> South Carolina Rural Water Association
> 215 Mariners Row
> Columbia, SC 29212
> (803) 732-0666
> e-mail: email@example.com
> As I interpret the term, Best Management Practices (BMP) does not
> specify a technical method or piece of equipment. Rather BMP is using
> good housekeeping, reduction in hazardous materials used in a
> manufacturing process, minimizing the amount of raw materials placed
> into a manufactured product, and other source reduction / pollution
> prevention concepts.
> Elaine and I discussed barriers that may be placed upon P2 by
> requiring only certain technologies. Thre may be more potential for
> greater wellhead protection if businesses located near wells seek
> innovative P2.
> Thank you in advance for your help.
> Jo Anne Hollash
> PA DEP - OPPCA
> 14th Floor RCSOB
> P. O. Box 8472
> Harrisburg, PA 17105-8472
> Jo Anne,
> I searched our RLIBY database and came up empty. You might direct her
> to ENVIRO$EN$E on the Internet at http:es.epa.gov I searched under
> wellhead and came up with 26 hits. If she is unable to access the
> INTERNET, have her contact me and I will get the information to her
> in another manner. I'm sending her a copy of this message. Have a
> great New Year. Rudy
> Rudy Moehrbach
> Waste Reduction Resource Center
> P.O.Box 29569
> Raleigh, NC 27626-9569,Tel 800-476-8686,FX 919-715-1612
> Homepage http://www.owr.ehnr.state.nc.us/wrrc1.htm
Happy New Year, you may want to check with the US Geological Survey.
They have done both well head protection and groundwater protection
plans for Ft. Campbell, KY . They will do a good job for you. If I can
help feel free to contact me at "firstname.lastname@example.org"
Bob Fletcher, CET,CHMM
Manager, Environmental Training
Ft. Campbell, KY