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Results of a preimpoundment water-quality study of Swatara Creek, Pennsylvania

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Results of a preimpoundment water-quality study of Swatara Creek, Pennsylvania; 1986; WRI; 85-4023; Fishel, D. K.; Richardson, J. E.

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The water quality of Swatara Creek prior to impoundment by the proposed Swatara Creek Reservoir in south-central Pennsylvania was studied from July 1981 through October 1982. The report, done in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources (PaDER), Bureau of State Parks, presents information on existing water-quality conditions. A discussion of possible water-quality conditions in and downstream from the planned impoundment is also included. Precipitation measured near the study area at Lebanon, Pennsylvania from October 1981 through September 1982 was 8 percent below normal. Streamflow for the same period at Swatara Creek at Harper Tavern just downstream from the study area was 15 percent below the average [...]

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valueHarrisburg, PA
languageEnglish
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