This website has been funded by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania Citizen Education Fund under a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for Drinking Water Source Water Protection administered by the US Environmental Protection Agency.



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Join us! Become a partner in the Columbia-Montour Coalition for Source Water Protection, attend our meetings and workshops, and encourage others to attend our educational programs. Help us to protect the sources of our drinking water in Columbia and Montour counties.


Other ways to help include:

What Can I Do To Help?

  • Encourage your local officials to get involved with the CMC.

  • Never pour used motor oil or other hazardous household materials onto the ground or in a storm drain. Find a proper disposal location at

  • Don't flush unwanted medications! Find a drug collection location or event ( or place medications in a sealed container in the trash.

  • Minimize the use of chemicals, including fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides on your lawn.

  • Join your local watershed organization.

  • Learn about your drinking water supply and conserve water in your home.

  • Pump your septic system regularly.

  • Encourage your local public water supplier to establish and implement a Source Water Protection Plan.


Please contact us with any questions or concerns. Use the buttons below to send an email.

Columbia County Conservation District Montour County Conservation District