For many years, hydroelectric dams have prevented American Eels from migrating up the Susquehanna River.
Summer is the season for stream work. With 86,000 miles of streams and rivers in PA, maintenance of these waterways can be a daunting task.
If you value what your local stream, river, or lake adds to your life, learn what you can do to keep it alive!
Did you know stormwater runoff occurs even during moderate rains?
Restoration Success Story Featured in Updated DEP Story Map
Partnerships and funding are key to improving water quality in Franklin County.
“Hellbender” may conjure an image of a villain in a blockbuster action movie, but in fact it’s the latest member of Pennsylvania royalty.
Residents across Pennsylvania’s part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working hard to make streams and rivers healthier.
Lancaster Clean Water Partners are focused on making Lancaster County’s streams clean and clear within our generation.
An unprecedented level of local engagement is driving plans to reduce pollution.
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