THE SPRING CREEK WATERSHED ATLAS
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Microplastics – A Pollutant of Concern
A Place to Call Home: The Butterflies of the Snetsinger Butterfly Garden
The Forests of Spring Creek: A Tale of Change
commercial water use
Community Monitoring Efforts
Notable Conservation Achievements
Parks and Natural Areas
public water supply
Restoration and Conservation
State Water Law
water resource management
Recreational, Ecological, and Economic Value of the Spring Creek Watershed and its Exceptional Wild
Storm Water Management--Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Program
The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed regulations for managing stormwater under the National Pollutant...
The Gristmills of the Spring Creek Watershed
The early economy of central Pennsylvania was closely tied to harnessing flowing water to power mills and forges. Gristmills, the focus...
Virtually all the potable water consumed in the Centre Region is drawn from the groundwater reservoir. Even residents in the Bellefonte...
Why You Should Be Groundwater Aware
If you live or work in ‘Happy Valley’ or another area of the Spring Creek Watershed, you are almost certainly drinking and using...
A Home Water Love Affair: Fishing Spring Creek
I fly fish a lot…locally, regionally, and nationally. Some view my commitment as an obsession, but for me, it’s a passionate,...
Susquehanna River Basin Commission
Overview The Susquehanna River Basin Compact was signed into law by the U.S. Congress and the states of New York, Maryland and...
The Municipal Water System
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....
Penn State's Wastewater Treatment System: Embracing Water Sustainability
The Pennsylvania State University owns and operates a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) that is located at 501 University Drive in State...
Wastewater Treatment in the Spring Creek Watershed
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...