THE SPRING CREEK WATERSHED ATLAS
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The Forests of Spring Creek: A Tale of Change
Fisherman’s Paradise – An Historic Reach of Spring Creek
Hiking in the Spring Creek Watershed
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State Water Law
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Municipal Ordinances in the Watershed
Legend 1- Part of Zoning Ordinance 2- Part of Subdivision / Land Development Ordinance 3- Stand-alone Ordinance or Regulation (county...
The Senior Environmental Corps: Volunteers Monitoring Water Quality
Betsie Blumberg, Member of the Atlas Workgroup and CCPaSEC Every month members of the local chapter of the Pennsylvania Senior...
The Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater
Stormwater runoff can transport a large list of pollutants to surface waters and groundwater. In Spring Creek the effects of runoff from...
Thermal Characteristics of Springs and Streams in the Spring Creek Watershed
Introduction The temperature of spring and stream water within the Spring Creek watershed in central Pennsylvania is important for many...
Introduction to Water Quality in the Spring Creek Watershed
Beginning in 1999 monitoring of stream and spring water quality was initiated by the Spring Creek Watershed Association to provide data...
Stormwater on the Urban Landscape
Stormwater is excess rain or snowmelt that floods the land surface. On an open undisturbed landscape most rainwater soaks into the...
Critical Water Planning Area Designation
The Pennsylvania State Water Plan defined a Critical Water Planning Area (CWPA) as: “Any significant hydrologic unit where existing or...
Potentially Stressed Area Designation
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC), in its 2005 Groundwater Management Plan, showed Potentially Stressed Areas on this map on...