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What watershed do you live in?

Pennsylvania has over 2000 miles of streams that flow into hundreds of subwatersheds, that flow into 104 different watersheds, that flow into subbasins, which flow into 6 major river basins in Pennsylvania: the Ohio, the Genesee, the Susquehanna, the Delaware, the Erie, and the Potomac. These watersheds are also known as river basins because they are named after major river systems in our state. These river basins or watersheds then eventually drain into larger bodies of water, such as the Chesapeake Bay and Lake Erie. Finally, larger bodies of water like the Chesapeake Bay, flow into the ocean.

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