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Centre County continues to grow with each U.S. Census.  This growth is reflected in a 12% population increase from the 2000 Census which had a population of 135,758 residents to the 2010 Census with a population of 153,990.  This population growth trend is continuing w...

October 2, 2017

From the standpoint of water, this is an unlikely place for a city of 100,000 people.  Water is the resource that limits local population growth. I have a personal perspective on the relationship between growth and available water supply.  I grew up here; I studied hyd...

The natural beauty of the Spring Creek Watershed's landscape is increasingly transfigured by development. Its rural character, reflecting generations of farming on its rich soils, attracts residential development. But, as the streets are laid out and the homes and asso...

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