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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.

To enhance public awareness of these activities, the Department is announcing an additional eNOTICE subscription category that includes stream evaluation notifications.

Currently eNOTICE includes subscription category types for:

  1. DEP permit applications,
  2. DEP Land Recycling Act 2 Notices, and
  3. DEP eComment Open Comment Periods

The Department encourages you to visit the eNOTICE website and consider taking advantage of the subscription categories available through eNOTICE to stay informed and to take advantage of notification and comment opportunities.

May 21, 2019
Stream NameTributary ToCounty
Slab Cabin Run Spring CreekCentre
UNT 03181 to Tohickon CreekTohickon CreekBucks
June 6, 2018
Stream NameTributary ToCounty
Bermudian CreekConewago CreekYork/Adams
Logan Spring RunLittle Juniata RiverHuntingdon
March 8, 2018
Stream NameTributary ToCounty
Bear CreekSchuylkill RiverSchuylkill
Beaver RunWest Branch Susquehanna RiverClearfield
Bellman RunJohnson creekTioga
Bender RunWest Branch Susquehanna RiverLycoming
Big RunMahoning CreekJefferson
Boal Gap RunSinking CreekCentre
Boiling Spring RunBeaverdam CreekBlair
Bradley RunClearfield CreekCambria
Brooder Hollow BrookNorth Branch Cole CreekMckean
Campbell Hollow RunLillibridge CreekMcKean
Cush CreekWest Branch Susquehanna RiverIndiana
Dale RunMoravian RunClearfield
Earl Hollow RunAllegheny RiverPotter
Elk Creek Park RunElk CreekErie
Elm Flat RunAllegheny RiverPotter
Fishing CreekBald Eagle CreekClinton
Fisk Hollow RunFishing CreekPotter
Flanigans RiverLittle Chest CreekCambria
Husband RunOil CreekVenango
Kishacoquillas CreekJuniata RiverMifflin
Laurel RunMill CreekLuzerne
Little Chest CreekChest CreekCambria
Little Juniata RiverJuniata RiverHuntingdon
Little Sandy RunNorth Fork Beech CreekCentre
Long RunLehigh RiverCarbon
Martins CreekDelaware RiverNorthampton
McElhattan CreekWest Branch Susquehanna RiverClinton
Mill CreekAquashicola CreekCarbon
Mill CreekNorth Branch Susquehanna RiverLuzerne
Mountain Lick CreekMountain RunClearfield, Elk
Moyers Mill RnWalker LakeSnyder
Obenhoffers CreekNorth Branch Susquehanna RiverLuzerne
Orson RunMuddy CreekYork
Penns CreekSusquehanna RiverCentre
Penns CreekSusquehanna RiverCentre
Pohopoco CreekLehigh RiverCarbon
Poplar RunBell RunClearfield
Pump Station Hollow RunAllegheny RiverPotter
Roaring RunSlab Cabin RunCentre
Sawmill RunWest Branch Susquehanna RiverClearfield
Smoke Hole RunSouth Fork Powell CreekDauphin
Snyder RunAllegheny RiverVenango
Spring CreekBlue Marsh LakeBerks
Sugar Hollow CreekPohopoco CreekMonroe
Teed HollowCowanesque RiverPotter
UNT to Allegheny River (RM 107.57)Allegheny RiverVenango
UNT to Bear Run (RM 2.92)Bear RunClearfield, Indiana
Unt To Bell Run (RM 4.62)Bell RunClearfield
Unt To Bell Run (RM 7.6)Bell RunClearfield
UNT to Chest CreekChest CreekCambria
UNT to Clearfield CreekClearfield CreekCambria
Unt To Curry Run (RM 4.78)Curry RunClearfield
UNT to Dale Run (RM 0.36)Dale RunClearfield
UNT to Gap Run (RM 1.39)Gap RunCentre
Unt To Lehigh Canal (rm 2.18)Lehigh CanalNorthampton
Unt To Lehigh River (rm 3.45)Lehigh RiverNorthampton
UNT to Lizard Creek (RM 11.35)Lizard CreekSchuylkill
UNT to Lizard Creek (RM 13.64)Lizard CreekSchuylkill
UNT to Pine Creek (rm 1.09)Pine CreekCrawford
UNT to Spring Creek (rm 1.31)Spring CreekCentre
Unt To Tionesta Creek (rm 25.85)Tionesta CreekForest
UNT to UNT to Middle Creek (15.05)UNT to Middle CreekSnyder
November 16, 2017
Stream NameCountyTributary To
Le Boeuf CreekErieFrench Creek
November 14, 2017
Stream NameCountyTributary To
Mahoning CreekArmstrongAllegheny River
October 13, 2017
Stream NameCountyTributary To
Marsh CreekChesterEast Brandywine Creek
UNT Whetstone CreekDelawareWhetstone Creek
September 15, 2017
Stream NameCountyTributary To
Cranberry CreekMonroeParadise Creek
June 15, 2016
Stream NameCountyTributary To
Aylesworth CreekLackawannaLackawanna River
Bear RunJefferson / IndianaWest Branch Suquehanna River
Beaver RunCambria / ClearfieldWest Branch Suquehanna River
Benson RunErieLe Boeuf Creek
Brace BrookSusquehanna / WayneLackawanna River
Douglas RunCambria / IndianaWest Branch Susquehanna River
Emeigh RunCambria West Branch Susquehanna River
Glen BrookColumbiaEast Branch Briar Creek
Hogback RunClearfieldWest Branch Susquehanna River
Hosensack CreekMontgomery / LehighPerkiomen Creek
Kettle RunCentrePenns Creek
Laurel RunHuntingdonGreat Trough Creek
Laurel Run (Port Matilda)CentreBald Eagle Creek
Little Dent RunCameronBennet Branch Sinnemahoning Creek
Mosquito CreekLycomingWest Branch Susquehanna River
North RunClearfieldWest Branch Susquehanna River
Oliver RunCentreLaurel Run (Port Matilda)
Patchin RunClearfieldWest Branch Susquehanna River
Peet BrookPotterAllegheny River
Rauchtown CreekLycoming / ClintonUNT Antes Creek
Sand RunTiogaWilson Creek
Sixpenny CreekBerksSchuylkill River
Spencer CreekErieSouth Branch French Creek
Stony RunUnionLaurel Run
UNT Blacksmith RunMcKeanBlacksmith Run
UNT Lehigh Canal (Weisport)CarbonLehigh Canal
UNT Little Schuylkill RiverSchuylkillLittle Schuylkill River
UNT Little Schuylkill River Schuylkill / BerksLittle Schuylkill River
UNT Little Schuylkill River "Rabbit Run"SchuylkillLittle Schuylkill River
UNT Mahoning Creek SchuylkillMahoning Creek
UNT Marsh RunCrawfordMarsh Run
UNT North Branch Little Conemaugh RiverCambriaNorth Branch Little Conemaugh River
UNT Penns Creek CentrePenns Creek
UNT Stonycreek RiverSomerset Stony Creek River
UNT Trout RunCambriaTrout Run
UNT West Branch Susquehanna River ClearfieldWest Branch Susquehanna River
Wash CreekSchuylkillMahoning Creek
Water Tank RunElkElk 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
Bureau of Clean Water
P.O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8467

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.