Friday, May 29, 2009

Quick action by local citizens can bring results.

There was a fish kill on a tributary of Little Valley Creek.
DEP identifies cause of fish kill
Published: Friday, May 29, 2009

For more information about Valley Forge Trout Unlimited go to:

A history of the "saving" Valley Creek can be found in the book by Owen Owens:
Living Waters: How to Save Your Local Stream (Paperback)
by Owen D. Owens (Author)
It is in all the local libraries and local bookshops.
The Amazon listing is here:

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

I am starting a blog on stream issues, mostly in Chester County, PA.

Although there is a slowdown in real estate development, some new developments are under construction. There are also a lot of possibilities for retrofitting existing development and municipalities stormwater management systems.

Flooding is the major concern. And whether you question if global warming is the cause or not major flooding events occur with much greater frequency than just 20 years ago. If global warming is the problem the major storm events may increase in frequency and severity in the future.

I will start off with a video from StormwaterPA: