DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Stream Redesignation Evaluations
[48 Pa.B. 3645]
[Saturday, June 16, 2018]
Under 25 Pa. Code § 93.4d (relating to processing of petitions, evaluations and assessments to change a designated use) the Department of Environmental Protection (Department) gives notice that an evaluation will be conducted on the following stream sections to determine the proper water use designation in the Commonwealth's Water Quality Standards.
Stream Name Tributary to County Bear Creek Schuylkill River Schuylkill Beaver Run West Branch Susquehanna River Clearfield Bellman Run Johnson Creek Tioga Bender Run West Branch Susquehanna River Lycoming Big Run Mahoning Creek Jefferson Boal Gap Run Sinking Creek Centre Boiling Spring Run Beaverdam Creek Blair Bradley Run Clearfield Creek Cambria Brooder Hollow Brook North Branch Cole Creek McKean Campbell Hollow Run Lillibridge Creek McKean Cush Creek West Branch Susquehanna River Indiana Dale Run Moravian Run Clearfield Earl Hollow Run Allegheny River Potter Elk Creek Park Run Elk Creek Erie Elm Flat Run Allegheny River Potter Fishing Creek Bald Eagle Creek Clinton Fisk Hollow Run Fishing Creek Potter Flanigans River Little Chest Creek Cambria Husband Run Oil Creek Venango Kishacoquillas Creek Juniata River Mifflin Laurel Run Mill Creek Luzerne Little Chest Creek Chest Creek Cambria Little Juniata River Juniata River Huntingdon Little Sandy Run North Fork Beech Creek Centre Long Run Lehigh River Carbon Martins Creek Delaware River Northampton McElhattan Creek West Branch Susquehanna River Clinton Mill Creek Aquashicola Creek Carbon Mill Creek North Branch Susquehanna River Luzerne Mountain Lick Creek Mountain Run Clearfield, Elk Moyers Mill Run Walker Lake Snyder Obenhoffers Creek North Branch Susquehanna River Luzerne Orson Run Muddy Creek York Penns Creek Susquehanna River Centre Penns Creek Susquehanna River Centre Pohopoco Creek Lehigh River Carbon Poplar Run Bell Run Clearfield Pump Station Hollow Run Allegheny River Potter Roaring Run Slab Cabin Run Centre Sawmill Run West Branch Susquehanna River Clearfield Smoke Hole Run South Fork Powell Creek Dauphin Snyder Run Allegheny River Venango Spring Creek Blue Marsh Lake Berks Sugar Hollow Creek Pohopoco Creek Monroe Teed Hollow Cowanesque River Potter Unnamed Tributary (UNT) to Allegheny River
(River Mile 107.57)
Allegheny River Venango UNT to Bear Run (River Mile 2.92) Bear Run Clearfield, Indiana UNT to Bell Run (River Mile 4.62) Bell Run Clearfield UNT to Bell Run (River Mile 7.6) Bell Run Clearfield UNT to Chest Creek Chest Creek Cambria UNT to Clearfield Creek Clearfield Creek Cambria UNT to Curry Run (River Mile 4.78) Curry Run Clearfield UNT to Dale Run (River Mile 0.36) Dale Run Clearfield UNT to Gap Run (River Mile 1.39) Gap Run Centre UNT to Lehigh Canal (River Mile 2.18) Lehigh Canal Northampton UNT to Lehigh River (River Mile 3.45) Lehigh River Northampton UNT to Lizard Creek (River Mile 11.35) Lizard Creek Schuylkill UNT to Lizard Creek (River Mile 13.64) Lizard Creek Schuylkill UNT to Pine Creek (River Mile 1.09) Pine Creek Crawford UNT to Spring Creek (River Mile 1.31) Spring Creek Centre UNT to Tionesta Creek (River Mile 25.85) Tionesta Creek Forest UNT to UNT to Middle Creek (River Mile 15.05) UNT to Middle Creek Snyder
Each of these streams has been classified by the Fish and Boat Commission as a Class A Wild Trout stream. The Department is seeking information concerning the water quality of the waters listed to supplement any evaluations or assessments that have been or are being performed for potential redesignation as High Quality or Exceptional Value Waters.
Persons who have technical data concerning the water quality, instream habitat or biological condition of these stream sections are encouraged to make it available to the Department for consideration in the assessment. These assessments may lead to recommendations to the Environmental Quality Board for redesignation.
Data should be submitted to Mark Brickner, Division of Water Quality, Bureau of Clean Water, P.O. Box 8774, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8774 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Data should be submitted within 30 days of this notice. Questions concerning this evaluation can be directed to Mark Brickner at (717) 787-9637.
Persons in need of accommodations as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 should contact Mark Brickner directly at (717) 783-9719 or through the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TDD) to discuss how the Department may accommodate their needs.
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 18-934. Filed for public inspection June 15, 2018, 9:00 a.m.]
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