Table of Contents

Executive Summary
 
Introduction
  Summary of Data Collected
  Top Issues of Concern
 
Overview of Management Options
 
Dunkard Creek Watershed Characteristics
  Social/Economic Profile
  Population
  Employment
  Income
  Transportation
 
Unique Features
 
Land Resources
  Soils and Geology
  Ownership
  Hazard Areas
  Waste Sites
 
Water Resources
  Major Tributaries
  Wetlands
  Flood Plain Characteristics
 
Water Quality
  Point Source Discharges
  Nonpoint Source Pollution
  Dunkard Creek Water Monitoring
 
Water Monitoring Analysis
  pH
  Alkalinity
  Hardness
  Dissolved Solids, Total Suspended Solids
  Specific Conductivity
  Sulfates and Iron
  Heavy Metals- Mn, Cu, Pb, Ni, Zn, Al
  Ammonia, Phosphorus, Nitrate, Nitrite, and Carbon
  Chloride
  Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
  Fecal Coliform
 
Water Supply
 
Wildlife
  Terrestrial
  Aquatic
 
Aquatic History of Dunkard Creek
 
Vegetation
 
PNDI Search
 
Recreation Data
  Major Recreational Facilities
 
Archaeological Sites
 
Management Options Report
  Acid Mine Drainage
  Trash Dumps
  Erosion and Sedimentation
  Promote Awareness of the Stream
  Raw Sewage
  Water Quality
  Promote Heritage and Recreation
  Time Frame for Management Options
 
References Cited

ILLUSTRATIONS

1. Pie Chart of Top Issues of Concern
2. Location Map
3. General Soils Map for PA Portion of Watershed
4. General Soils Map for WV Portion of Watershed
5. Map of Large Illegal Dump Sites
6. Map of Water Monitoring Points in Watershed
7.

Map of Acid Mine Drainage Discharges Monitored

  by Waynesburg College and Americorp
8. Major Acid Mine Drainage Sites
9. Distribution of Mined & Unmined Pitts. Seam

TABLES

1. Land Use Distribution of Dunkard Creek Watershed
2. Land Ownership by Municipality
3. Major Tributaries
4. Floodplain Land Use
5. Sample Point Locations
6. Parameters and Test Methods for Sample Data
7. Dunkard Creek Mine Drainage Pollutant Loads
8. pH Impacts on Aquatic Life
9. Water Hardness Parameters
10. Typical Concentrations of Total Solids
11. Typical Values of Biochemical Oxygen Demand
12. List of Threatened or Endangered Species
13. Fish Species Found in Dunkard Creek
14. Native Tree Species of the Dunkard Creek Watershed
15. PNDI Species in the Dunkard Creek Watershed
16. Matrix of Management Options