DEP Invites Data For Streams In Adams, Centre, Clinton, Lycoming and Union Counties

The Department of Environmental Protection published an invitation to submit water quality, instream habitat or biological technical data to be used as part of the process for re-evaluating certain stream classifications in Adams, Centre, Clinton, Lycoming and Union counties in the December 5 PA Bulletin. Link:

The streams include--

-- Laurel Run, tributary to Penns Creek in Centre, Union;

-- Rapid Run, tributary to Buffalo Creek in Centre, Union;

-- White Deer Hole Creek (source to Circle J Road) in Lycoming, Clinton, Union;

-- Hyner Run in Clinton;

-- Middle Creek (source to Swamp Creek) tributary to Toms Creek in Adams; and

-- Swamp Creek tributary to Middle Creek in Adams.

Data should be submitted to Mark Brickner, Division of Water Quality Standards, Bureau of Point and NonPoint Source Management, P. O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774, Data should be submitted by January 4. Questions concerning this evaluation can be directed to Mark Brickner at 717-787-9637 or