Financial and other support for this project is provided by the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. through a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection under Section 319 of the Clean Water Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Nonpoint Source PA

A joint project of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts

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Nonpoint source pollution (or NPS) is caused when water from rainfall or snowmelt picks up pollution as it flows over or through the ground.