PWN Webinars The PWN Webinars are designed to inform attendees about private water concerns and issues. Please find the recordings of past PWN webinars listed below. Do Point-Of-Use Water Filters Work for Private Wells?In this session, Dr. Mulhern shares his insights on the effectiveness of point-of-use water filters for lead and PFAS in private wells. Developing a GIS Tool to Drive Data-Driven Decision Making for the Virginia Private Well ProgramThis presentation by Megan Senseman, from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) will highlight the VDH’s outcomes of working collaboratively with the Three Rivers Health District in Virginia and NEHA to create a GIS mapping tool, using information from VDH’s Statewide Environmental Health Database (EHD) and data from other sources. Private Water Network’s Digital Round Table on Private Well ChallengesIn this discussion, we had private water safety professionals who discussed the current challenges faced by private well programs and highlight their successes. The three challenges that were highlighted in this discussion were data gaps regarding private wells, effective outreach, and treatment concerns. Private Water Network Water Treatment Webinar Series: Lead In Private WellsThis webinar was focused on lead treatment in private wells. Lead commonly occurs in private well water due to corrosion of household plumbing or, less frequently, due to groundwater contamination. This webinar discussed the occurrence and causes of lead in well water along with corrosion control, reverse osmosis, and other treatment strategies. In this webinar, Bryan Swistock shared his insights on private well water treatment for lead. Bryan Swistock is a Water Resources Extension Specialist in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State University. Private Water Network Water Treatment Webinar Series: Radon In Private WellsIn this webinar, Evan Kane shared his insights on private well water treatment for radon and other radionuclides. Evan Kane serves as the Groundwater Manager at the Department of Environmental Services in Wake County, NC. Check it out to learn what works and what doesn’t work with regard to radon treatment in private well water. Private Water Network Flash Webinar Series: Corrosive Water, Lead & Copper in Private Water SuppliesIn this webinar, Bryan Swistock describes how corrosive water, lead, and copper are measured, how frequently they occur, and how they can be managed in private drinking water supplies. Bryan Swistock is a Water Resources Extension Specialist in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State University. PWN Groundwater Treatment Webinar Series: Private Well Water Treatment for ArsenicIn this webinar, Steve Spayd shared his insights on private well water treatment for Arsenic. Arsenic is one of the most common contaminants exceeding standards in private wells in the US and abroad. This webinar will explain the major water quality factors to be considered for arsenic water treatment and provide a formula for successfully treating the water. Learn what works and what doesn’t when reducing arsenic exposure from private well water. Determining Locations of Housing Units Served by Private Domestic Wells in the US & Potential ImpactA panel session featuring EPA speakers that describe methods for estimating locations of housing units served by private domestic wells and proximity of private domestic wells to underground storage tanks in the United States. Standardizing Private Well Data – Gaston County, North CarolinaThis presentation by Sam Dye, from the Gaston County Department of Health, provides an overview of how Gaston County set out to standardize private domestic well data. This presentation features how Gaston County is developing various standardized and improved methods to estimate the number and distribution of private wells within a county and/or state, in addition to determining the risk of contaminant exposure to private wells users through spatial analysis.