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Stream Assessment Notifications

Under 25 Pa. Code 93.4d(a) Processing of petitions, evaluations and assessments to change a designated use (related to public notice of receipt of evaluation, or assessments of water, for High Quality (HQ) or Exceptional Value (EV) Waters redesignation) the Department of Environmental Protection hereby gives notice that an evaluation will be conducted on all or portions of the streams listed below to determine the proper Aquatic Life Use or Special Protection designations in this commonwealth's Water Quality Standards. This notice does not imply a HQ or EV designation, but this assessment may lead to a recommendation to the Environmental Quality Board (EQB) for redesignation.

November 16, 2017
Stream Name County Tributary To
Le Boeuf Creek Erie French Creek
November 14, 2017
Stream Name County Tributary To
Mahoning Creek Armstrong Allegheny River
October 13, 2017
Stream Name County Tributary To
Marsh Creek Chester East Brandywine Creek
UNT Whetstone Creek Delaware Whetstone Creek
June 15, 2016
Stream Name County Tributary To
Aylesworth Creek Lackawanna Lackawanna River
Bear Run Jefferson / Indiana West Branch Suquehanna River
Beaver Run Cambria / Clearfield West Branch Suquehanna River
Benson Run Erie Le Boeuf Creek
Brace Brook Susquehanna / Wayne Lackawanna River
Douglas Run Cambria / Indiana West Branch Susquehanna River
Emeigh Run Cambria West Branch Susquehanna River
Glen Brook Columbia East Branch Briar Creek
Hogback Run Clearfield West Branch Susquehanna River
Hosensack Creek Montgomery / Lehigh Perkiomen Creek
Kettle Run Centre Penns Creek
Laurel Run Huntingdon Great Trough Creek
Laurel Run (Port Matilda) Centre Bald Eagle Creek
Little Dent Run Cameron Bennet Branch Sinnemahoning Creek
Mosquito Creek Lycoming West Branch Susquehanna River
North Run Clearfield West Branch Susquehanna River
Oliver Run Centre Laurel Run (Port Matilda)
Patchin Run Clearfield West Branch Susquehanna River
Peet Brook Potter Allegheny River
Rauchtown Creek Lycoming / Clinton UNT Antes Creek
Sand Run Tioga Wilson Creek
Sixpenny Creek Berks Schuylkill River
Spencer Creek Erie South Branch French Creek
Stony Run Union Laurel Run
UNT Blacksmith Run McKean Blacksmith Run
UNT Lehigh Canal (Weisport) Carbon Lehigh Canal
UNT Little Schuylkill River Schuylkill Little Schuylkill River
UNT Little Schuylkill River Schuylkill / Berks Little Schuylkill River
UNT Little Schuylkill River "Rabbit Run" Schuylkill Little Schuylkill River
UNT Mahoning Creek Schuylkill Mahoning Creek
UNT Marsh Run Crawford Marsh Run
UNT North Branch Little Conemaugh River Cambria North Branch Little Conemaugh River
UNT Penns Creek Centre Penns Creek
UNT Stonycreek River Somerset Stony Creek River
UNT Trout Run Cambria Trout Run
UNT West Branch Susquehanna River Clearfield West Branch Susquehanna River
Wash Creek Schuylkill Mahoning Creek
Water Tank Run Elk Elk Creek

Persons who have technical data concerning the water quality, instream habitat or biological conditions of these stream sections are encouraged to make it available to the department for consideration in the assessment. Data should be submitted to:

Mark Brickner
Division of Water Quality Standards
Bureau of Point and Non-Point Source Management
P.O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8467
e-mail mbrickner@pa.gov

Data should be submitted no later than 30 days following the publication of this notice. Questions concerning these evaluation can be directed to Mr.Brickner at 717.787.9637.