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          When someone in the watershed runs water into a sink, turns on a washing machine, or flushes a toilet, this wastewater is conveyed to an on-lot septic system or to a series of pipes that eventually connect to a wastewater treatment plant.  Most of the homes a...

Among all the invertebrates in Spring Creek, crayfish probably have the most profound effect on the ecology of the stream, yet they are among the least noticed.  During the day, you can carefully observe a small area of stream bottom and never see a single crayfish.  I...

This article was originally published by the Susquehanna River Basin Commission: State of the Susquehanna 2010 Report.

Spring Creek, a famous stream in the West Branch of the Susquehanna River watershed, is aptly named.  Within this 146-square-mile watershed, there are...

The Spring Creek watershed lies along the eastern edge of the Appalachian Mountains, which extend from Maine to Georgia. Geologically,the Appalachian Mountains are divided into physiographic provinces (Figure 1). 

Figure 1: Physiographic Province Map of Pennsylvania. Cl...

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