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DEP Releases Draft State Water Quality Report

Tuesday July 7th, 2020

The state Department of Environmental Protection released its draft 2020 Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report that details the health of Pennsylvania’s 86,000 plus miles of streams and rivers and more than 160,000 acres of lakes. The draft report is open for public comment until August 11, 2020, through the DEP eComment system.

The report has a map viewer that allows users to view individual stream or rivers sections and export information, which could be a useful tool for township officials. Click here to view the report.