Watershed Links

  There is a lot going on in our watershed!        

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bulletSwatara Creek Water Trail (points of interest listed from upstream to downstream)  Projects/Swatara Water Trail.pdf (map/trail guide)
bulletStream Sites (sample locations, treatment systems, etc.)
bulletRecreational Links (state parks, trails, game lands, cultural sites, etc.)
bulletWatershed Groups, Agencies and other Organizations 
bulletLocal Municipalities (towns, townships....)
bulletEducational Links (school districts, colleges....)
bulletOther links (local weather reports, corporate partners, water authorities, airports....)

Most of these links are also accessible from our watershed maps.

Swatara Creek Water Trail    Projects/Swatara Water Trail.pdf  (map/trail guide)

bulletWater Authority Exit 
bulletSwatara Creek Family Restaurant 
bulletLava Deposits 
bulletFrog's Hollow Complex 
bulletUnion Canal Locks 
bulletWater Works 
bulletFish & Boat Commission Waterworks Access 
bulletBlue Rock 
bulletReed's Fort 
bulletHarper's Tavern and Old General Store 
bulletConrad's Mill 
bulletFort Indiantown Gap 
bulletSwatara Creek Inn 
bulletUnion Canal Canoe Rentals 
bulletBindnagle's Church 
bulletCamp Catherine, Spartan Meadows, Camp Swatee and Camp Milton 
bulletBoat House Road Park and Access 
bulletHorseshoe Trail 
bulletHersheypark 
bulletUnion Deposit Access 
bulletHershey Highmeadow Campground 
bulletKeller Ball Fields 
bulletHummel Nature Trail 
bulletIndian Echo Caverns 
bulletClifton Covered Bridge Access 
bulletSwatara Park 
bulletHoffer Park 
bulletM&H Railroad 
bulletMiddletown 
bulletPA Fish & Boat Commission Middletown Access

Stream Sites (sample locations, treatment systems, etc.)

Mine Drainage Treatment Sites  

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Anoxic Limestone Drain

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Diversion Well near Newtown

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Donaldson Limestone Diversion Well

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Open Limestone Channel

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Anoxic / Oxic Limestone Drain on Lower Rausch Creek (USGS project to compare the two)

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Ravine Wetland

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Rowe Tunnel Discharge

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Stumps Run Reclamation

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Tracey Airhole Discharge

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USGS publication on the effects of mine drainage treatment systems on Swatara Creek (.pdf format)--takes quite a while to download.

Test Sites and Watersheds

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Quittapahilla Testing site on Bachman Run

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Beck Creek

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Quittapahilla testing site at Bellegrove Road and Syner Road

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Forge Creek Watershed

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Christian Seigrist/Highbridge Reservoir

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Indianhead Reclamation

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Indiantown Run Watershed

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Killinger Creek

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Lebanon HighbridgeReservoir

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Manada Creek Watershed

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Quittapahilla Mouth

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Querg Run Watershed

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Snitz Creek

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Middle Creek Stream Reclamation

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Trout Run Watershed

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WQN211 (Testing site at the mouth of Swatara Creek)

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USGS Guages (Pine Grove, Inwood, Harper's Tavern, Hershey)

Recreational Links (state parks, trails, game lands, cultural sites, etc.)

bulletAppalachian National Trail
bulletCamp Bashore Boy Scout Camp
bulletCovered Bridges
bulletChinese Wall or Boxcar Rocks
bulletCleona Borough Park
bulletColeman's Park
bulletCornwall Iron Furnace
bulletDauphin County Greenway
bulletEbenezer Lake & Lions Park
bulletFireman's Park, Fredericksburg
bulletSecond Mountain Hawk Watch
bulletHersheypark....
bulletHorseshoe Trail
bulletKOA Campground, Jonestown
bulletH.M. Levitz Memorial Park  
bulletLickdale Campground
bulletLebanon Valley Rails to Trails  
bulletMarquette Lake
bulletMemorial Lake State Park
bulletQuittapahilla Creek Nature Park   
bulletRail Trail from Swatara State Park to Lickdale Campground
bulletState Game Lands 110
bulletState Game Lands 160
bulletState Game Lands 211
bulletState Game Lands 229
bulletState Game Lands 246
bulletState Game Lands 80
bulletSouth Hills Park
bulletStoever's Dam Park & Nature Barn
bulletStony Valley Railroad Grade Trail
bulletSwatara Furnace on Mill Creek
bulletSwatara State Park
bulletSweet Arrow Lake Conservation Association and Park
bulletTwin Grove Park Campground
bulletUnion Canal Tunnel Park
bulletWeiser State Forest

Watershed Groups, Agencies and Organizations

GOVERNMENT

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Berks County Conservation District

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Dauphin County Conservation District

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Lebanon County Conservation District

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Schuylkill County Conservation District

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Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts (PACD)

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Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)

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Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)

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Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission (FBC)

ORGANIZATIONS

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Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

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Canaan Valley Institute

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Capital Area Resource Conservation & Development District (RC&D)

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Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

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Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority

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Izaak Walton League

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Lebanon Valley Conservancy

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Little Swatara Creek Watershed Association

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Lower Swatara Fire Company

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Middletown Rescue Hose #3 Fire Company 

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Northern Swatara Creek Watershed Association

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Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds & Rivers (POWR)

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Quittapahilla Audubon Society

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Quittapahilla Watershed Association

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Lebanon Valley Scuba Club

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Lebanon County Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs

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Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC)

bulletTrout Unlimited, Doc Fritchey Chapter 

Local Municipalities (towns, townships....)

Berks County
bulletBerks County
bulletBethel (Berks Co.) (under construction)
bulletTulpehocken Township (under construction)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dauphin County
bulletDauphin County
bulletConewago Township
bulletDerry Township (under construction)
bulletEast Hanover Township (Dauphin Co.) (under construction)
bulletHummelstown (under construction)
bulletLondonderry Township
bulletLower Paxton Township
bulletLower Swatara Township
bulletMiddletown
bulletRoyalton Boro
bulletSouth Hanover Township (under construction)
bulletSwatara Township (Dauphin Co.) (under construction)
bulletWest Hanover Township

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lebanon County
bulletLebanon County
bulletAnnville
bulletBethel Township
bulletCity of Lebanon
bulletCleona
bulletCornwall
bulletEast Hanover Township (Lebanon Co.)
bulletFredericksburg (see Bethel)
bulletJonestown
bulletNorth Annville Township
bulletNorth Cornwall Township
bulletNorth Lebanon Township
bulletNorth Londonderry Township
bulletPalmyra
bulletSouth Annville Township
bulletSouth Lebanon Township
bulletSouth Londonderry Township
bulletSwatara Township (Lebanon Co.)
bulletUnion Township
bulletWest Cornwall Township
Schuylkill County
bulletSchuylkill County
bulletFoster Township
bulletFrailey Township
bulletPine Grove Township  
bulletPine Grove Borough
bulletReilly Township
bulletTremont Borough
bulletTremont Township
bulletWashington Township
bullet Wayne  Township

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Links (school districts, colleges, etc.)

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Annville Cleona School District, Lebanon County

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Blue Mountain School District, Schuylkill County

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Central Dauphin School District, Dauphin County

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Cornwall Lebanon School District, Lebanon County

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Conrad Weiser Area School District, Berks County

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Derry Township School District , Dauphin County

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Eastern Lebanon County, ELCO, Lebanon County

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Hamburg Area School District, Schuylkill & Berks Counties

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Lower Dauphin School District, Dauphin County

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Lebanon School District, Lebanon County

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Middletown Area School District, Dauphin County

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Minersville Area School District, Schuylkill County

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Northern Lebanon School District, Lebanon County

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Palmyra School District, Lebanon County

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Pine Grove Area School District, Schuylkill County

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Tri-valley School District, Schuylkill County

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Tulpehocken Area School District, Berks County

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Union Canal Elementary School, east of Lebanon  

bulletWilliams Valley School District, Schuylkill County
bulletHarrisburg Area Community College
bulletLebanon County Career & Technology Center 
bulletLebanon Valley College
bulletPenn State Capital Campus

Other Links (local weather reports, water authorities, airports....)

bulletArea Weather Forecasts (Hershey, Lebanon, Pine Grove, Pottsville)
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Annville Sewer Authority

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Lebanon Sewer Authority

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Lebanon Water Authority

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Pennsylvania American Water Company, Hershey

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United Water Company, Middletown

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Deck Airport, Myerstown

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Farmer's Pride Airport, Fredericksburg

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Grimes Airport, Bethel

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Millard's Airport, Annville

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Muir Air Field

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Olmstead Air Force Base (now Harrisburg International Airport)

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Reigle's Airport, Palmyra

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Fort Indiantown Gap

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Cornwall Quarry

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Commonwealth Environmental Systems Landfill (CES)

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Fry Landfill

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Pine Grove Landfill

bulletWestwood Energy

Whenever possible, links to web information for each point of interest are included.  (NOTE: SCWA is not responsible for constructing or maintaining listed websites.

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