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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 18-934



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 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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