Welcome to the Center for Environmental Quality
At Wilkes University
Online Information Guide to Topics Related
Water Quality, Drinking Water, Groundwater and
Surface Water, Common Water Quality Problems and
Water Analysis and Testing
Sulfates, Alkalinity, Acidity
We have put this page together in order to inform the public on a variety of topics and
help them along with their testing needs. For a complete listing of available testing
parameters performed by the Center for Environmental Quality please refer to our Testing Parameters Page.
If you can not find what you need, please use our online search at our Search
Color, Odor, Turbidity
Newest Website - Odor in Water
Iron and Manganese
Lead In Drinking Water
Phosphate - Surfacewater and Groundwater
Sulfates and Hydrogen Sulfide
Newest Website -Total Dissolved Solids
Groundwater Under the Influence (SWIP Studies)
Newest Website - The MTBE Fact
Newest Website - Arsenic In Groundwater
Newest Website - Trihalomethanes
Newest Website - BioTerrorism (Water Quality, Your Health, Reading and More)
Other helpful information
Question?- Environmental Quality
Centers Message Board(password eqc)
A brief explanation of Groundwater Flow
How to shock chlorinate your water supply (updated)
A listing of water quality terms
Helpful Homeowner Information
Listing of Federal EPA Primary Drinking Water Standards
Listing of Federal EPA Secondary Drinking Water Standards
Free Report: Giardia in Drinking Water
Free Report: Nitrates in Drinking Water
Free Report: Lead in Drinking Water
Iron Overload Disease- http://www.ironoverload.org/
American Hemochromatosis Society - http://www.americanhs.org
Other Helpful Links
EPA Microbiology Home Page
A consumers guide to the nations drinking water
How safe is my drinking water?
Drinking Water Treatment Systems
Where does my drinking water comes from?
How much drinking water do we use in our homes?
How will I know if my drinking water remains safe?
How can I protect my drinking water supply?
What can I do if I have a problem with my drinking water supply?
What do I need to know to protect my private drinking water supply?
Geothermal Heating Systems in PA
County and State Water Quality Projects
Pennsylvania (Our Partner: Carbon County Groundwater Guardians)
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Monroe County, Pennsylvania
Pike County, Pennsylvania
Newest Website: Water Quality Data for Your State
For More information about the Environmental Quality Center,
Attn: Mr. Brian Oram, Professional Geologist (PG)
GeoEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering Department
PO Box 111 Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
1-800-572-4444 ext. 4619
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