Watershed Assessment

Existing Plans:

We like to think of these reports as “living” reports as opposed to ones that have been compiled, put on a shelf and never to be opened again. These watershed restoration plans identify the problems and suggest steps to cleaning them up. Since most are are attached to an active watershed group(s), it has become a part of their strategic plan and gets updated often as they continue to tackle cleanup projects.

3D Mine Pool Mapping

  Water Quantity, Quality, and Potential Usage from Underground Mines in the Western Middle and Southern Anthracite Coal Fields of Eastern Pennsylvania Executive Summary EPCAMR and a team of experts from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection's (PA DEP) Pottsville District Mining Office and Bureau of Abandoned Mine Reclamation (BAMR), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Pennsylvania...

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Anthracite Region Stream Remediation Strategy

A plan for the cleanup and reuse of mining-impacted land and water in the Anthracite Region of Pennsylvania: Anthracite Remediation Strategy (TR279) - Summary & Full Document EPCAMR has been using existing borehole water elevations, abandoned mine drainage (AMD) discharge surface elevations, historic mining maps, structural contour geology maps, and geologic cross-sections to recreate the mine...

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Watersheds in the Anthracite Region

Mining Impacted Watershed (not an all inclusive list...more to come!) Catawissa Creek Watershed Lackawanna River Watershed Lehigh River Watershed Loyalsock Creek Watershed Mahanoy Creek Watershed Mahantango Creek Watershed Nescopeck Creek Watershed Pine Creek Watershed Schuylkill River Watershed Shamokin Creek Watershed Swatara Creek Watershed Schrader Creek Watershed Tioga River Watershed Wiconisco Creek Watershed Wyoming Valley Watershed...

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EPCAMR Staff are also available to assist groups in developing watershed plans that will accurately reflect the needs of the organization to perform a comprehensive watershed assessment and/or abandoned mine reclamation plans. EPCAMR has assisted numerous groups in the development of watershed level assessment plans and reports. Prior work includes writing or contributing to the following plans/reports:

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