THE SPRING CREEK WATERSHED ATLAS
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What is a Watershed?
From the Pennsylvania Water Atlas “Watershed” is a generic term used to identify an area of land that drains to a particular waterbody....
Virtually all the potable water consumed in the Centre Region is drawn from the groundwater reservoir. Even residents in the Bellefonte...
The Soils of the Spring Creek Watershed
The Spring Creek Watershed is home to some of Pennsylvania’s most productive soils. These soils are a primary reason for the region’s...
Wetlands of the Spring Creek Watershed
How many wetlands occur in the Spring Creek Watershed? This is a typical question arising when considering the water resources of a...
Why two boundaries?
The Spring Creek Watershed has two types of watershed boundaries as shown on this cross-section diagram. The surface-water boundary is on...
Geography of the Spring Creek Watershed
The Spring Creek watershed lies along the eastern edge of the Appalachian Mountains, which extend from Maine to Georgia. Geologically,the...