Category Archives: Waterways

Thoughts on the Heritage Rail Trail and a couple of bridges over the Codorus Creek

This editorial from the York Daily Record focuses on the Heritage Rail Trail and a bridge over the Codorus Creek.

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Are you interested in keeping your local waterways healthy? There’s an app for that

If there is a creek or river you have your eye on, get Creek Watch to help you track its health and contribute to a data collective for your watershed. Whenever you pass a waterway, take a few seconds to … Continue reading

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Is it time to test your water supply?

More than 3 million Pennsylvania residents rely on drilled wells, hand-dug wells, cisterns and even roadside springs for drinking water. Unlike most states in the country, Pennsylvania does not have statewide regulations governing private well location, testing and treatment, according … Continue reading

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Help clean up our world, or part of it, anyway

The York County Conservation District, and a bunch of other good folks, are planning to do two big cleanups this month. On March 24, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, PPL Corp and the Watershed Alliance of York will be cleaning up … Continue reading

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Kreutz Creek cleanup planned for March 17

Here’s a great opportunity for people to roll up their sleeves, pull on their hip boots and actually get out there and help “fix York County.” Following is a news release we received from Gary Peacock of the York County … Continue reading

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Tell congressional candidates what you’d like to see fixed

Think York County should get more federal funding to fix and improve local roads and bridges? Is there something else about our community that you would like to see fixed – something that might involve the federal government or federal … Continue reading

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Susquehanna River Basin Commission tries new public hearing tactic

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission held its first public hearing for oral testimony of water withdrawal applications on Feb.16. The Commission, an interstate watershed agency that manages the resources of the central Pennsylvania basin, previously heard from applicants the day … Continue reading

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‘Greener’ grant awarded in York County

The York County Community Foundation will be receiving $120,800 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Growing Greener program to help with their efforts in an ongoing project to restore the Nixon Park Tributary’s stream beds and flood plains. Also … Continue reading

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