About the PGWA


Founding date: 1968 (as the Pennsylvania Water Well Association; name changed in 1992)

Who we are: The Pennsylvania Ground Water Association is the premiere organization for anyone working in or affiliated with the groundwater industry in Pennsylvania. We are a nonprofit organization, and the PGWA is composed of groundwater professionals — drilling contractors, scientists and engineers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers.

Our Purpose: Is to provide information and support to our members, to governmental representatives, and to the public so they can make sound technical and economic decisions for the beneficial development, protection, and management of Pennsylvania’s groundwater resources.

Our mission: We are dedicated to advancing groundwater understanding and knowledge.

Our vision: Is to be a leading groundwater association that advocates the responsible development, management, use, and protection of Pennsylvania’s groundwater.

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Staff contact:

       Bill Reichart, Executive Director