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Key Documents/Maps

Base Map

Pennypack Watershed (.png | .pdf)

Rivers Conservation Plan

The Pennypack Creek Rivers Conservation Plan (RCP) was funded by a grant from DCNR and completed in 2005. Based on information collected from a diverse array of partners, the plan presents a number of ways to improve not only the creek, but quality of life for residents as well.

Download Entire Plan (38MB PDF)

Comprehensive Characterization Report

Completed in 2009, the Comprehensive Characterization Report (CCR) for Pennypack Creek Watershed contains detailed technical information about land use, geology, soils, topography, demographics, meteorology, hydrology, water quality, ecology, fluvial geomorphology, and pollutant loads in the watershed.

Download Entire Report (33MB PDF)

Download Accompanying Appendices (7MB PDF)

Act 167 Plan

The Pennypack Creek Watershed Act 167 Plan was completed in 2012 under the advisement of the Pennypack Creek Watershed Partnership. The main goal of Act 167 plan is to manage stormwater on a watershed basis through establishing peak rate control and management districts for flood control and a model ordinance for municipalities to adopt to better manage stormwater. The plan also aim to reduce erosion, preserve natural stormwater runoff regimes, protect and conserve ground water. Beyond the minimum requirements, this plan identifies potential sites for stormwater management practices and enhancements throughout the watershed.

Plan Approval Documents (187KB PDF)

Pennypack Act 167 Main Report (12MB PDF)

Pennypack Act 167 Plan Appendices A-D (3.85MB zip file)

Link to Temple University Center for Sustainable Communities

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