Virtually all the potable water consumed in the Centre Region is drawn from the groundwater reservoir.   Even residents in the Bellefonte area depend on groundwater that emerges naturally in the Big Spring. But the movement of water on and beneath the surface is contro...

Water Demand

Water is essential to life as we know it.  We can survive for weeks without food, but for just a few days without water. 

         Municipal water providers, even in communities as small as a few thousand inhabitants, deliver potable water to our homes...

Unlike the Centre Region, most communities with a population of several thousand or more are located adjacent to a river or a large body of fresh water.  For those communities, water management is relatively simple: “Pump it and Dump It.” 

Water is pumped from the...

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