Welcome to the events page of the SWPA Water Network website. This page is dedicated to providing a comprehensive list of events related to sustainable water management practices and water-related issues in southwestern Pennsylvania. Our goal is to provide a one-stop-shop for individuals, organizations, and communities looking to learn more about water management, best practices, and policies in the region.


3RQ & WV-based Seminars

December 5, 2023

The West Virginia Water Research Institute (WVWRI) has announced 2 different webinar series coming December through February. One will focus…

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WV Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium & IMWA Congress | April 22, 2024 · 8am – April 26, 2024 · 2pm EDT

November 22, 2023

Meet other mine water colleagues at this joint conference co-hosted by West Virginia Mine Drainage Task Force and IMWA. …

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Support for Small College-Community Stream Projects (3RQ GAPS program)

November 13, 2023

Applications are now open for 3RQ’s 2024 GAPS assistance program. This year’s round of funding will assist small colleges and…

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Cambria-Indiana-Somerset-Westmoreland Counties Water Infrastructure Meeting

November 10, 2023

The second regional discussion on water infrastructure funding will be on November 29th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  The…

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11/30 IRISE Stormwater Symposium

November 2, 2023

Registration is now open for the IRISE Stormwater Symposium! Join us on Thursday November 30th from 9:00-3:00 at the University…

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2023 Community Sentinel Awards for Environmental Stewardship

October 31, 2023

Fractracker Alliance and Halt the Harm Network invite us to attend the upcoming 2023 Community Sentinel Awards for Environmental Stewardship—an…

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Aquatic Invasive Species in PA (online Audubon program)

October 26, 2023

Hi all, Audubon of WPA will be hosting an online AIS program with PA Sea Grant. Please see the description…

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Buffalo Creek Confluence

October 26, 2023

Hi everyone, I wanted to share that Audubon of Western PA will be hosting a one day summit on Thursday…

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Stormwater Now Has Its Own Day

October 26, 2023

The National Municipal Stormwater Alliance (NMSA) has officially established Nov 16 as National Stormwater Day in recognition of the day…

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New Report and Discussion about the risks of ‘forever chemicals’ and waste disposal from oil & gas wells in Pennsylvania – Thu. 10/26, 630 pm

October 24, 2023

PSR Physicians for Social Responsibility is putting out a new report titled “Fracking with ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Pennsylvania.” The report…

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