Friday, May 28, 2021

DEP Invites Comments On TMDL Water Quality Plan For Laurel Hill Creek Watershed, Somerset County

The Department of Environmental Protection published a notice in the May 29 PA Bulletin inviting comments on a proposed Total Maximum Daily Load Plan for the Laurel Hill Creek subwatershed in Somerset County.   (
PA Bulletin, page 3056).

Water quality monitoring shows the stream is impaired by agricultural runoff.

Click Here for a copy of the proposed TMDL.

For more information and instructions for submitting comments, read the entire PA Bulletin notice (PA Bulletin, page 3056).  Questions should be directed to: Michael Morris at

Other TMDL Plans

Visit DEP’s PRP/TMDL Plans webpage for more information on TMDL plans in other watersheds.

How Clean Is Your Stream?

DEP’s Interactive Report Viewer allows you to zoom in on your own stream or watershed to find out how clean your stream is or if it has impaired water quality using the latest information in the draft 2020 Water Quality Report.

[Posted: May 27, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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