Waterbody

Recommendations and Commitments

Accomplishments

Almond Lake

(0503-0003)

02050104/030

*** Water Quality

* Natural Resources

** County

Recommendations

• DEC should consider reclassifying lake to C because its primary use is for flood control, making it unsuitable for swimming.

• DEC should work with Army Corps to clean out sediment behind dam.

Commitments

DEC will require disinfection for Alfred sewage treatment plant (STP) permit renewal.

Alfred will upgrade its STP. Received Bond Act grant 97-98.

• A sediment study was completed - no apparent problems to the existing flood storage of the structure. To costly to clean out sediment - DEC and Flood Control has more info

Canacadea Creek

(0503-0008) (outlet of Almond Lake to mouth)

02050104/030

*** Water Quality

*** Natural Resources

** County

Recommendations

• DEC should track down cause and source of toxicity.

• DEC should increase biological monitoring and testing

 

Canisteo River (below Hornell to Adrian)

(0503-0001)

02050104/070

*** Water Quality

*** Natural Resources

** County

Commitments

DEC will continue RIBS/SBU sampling begun in 1998

Dec will conduct intensive biomonitoring/toxics mini-survey in 2003

• USC assessed road ditches and road banks for erosion potential

Canisteo River (Adrian to Addison)

(0503-0006)

02050104/070

** Water Quality

*** Natural Resources

*** County

Commitments

Steuben SWCD will provide data to verify that silt/sed & streambank erosion are known as pollutants & source.

Steuben County will work on tribs of this segment in Summer 2001 (one of highest priority locations in the County and subbasin)

• USC assessed road ditches and road banks for erosion potential

Troups Creek

(0503-

02050104/110

** Water Quality

*** Natural Resources

*** County

Recommendations

• Find $200K to complement existing funding commitments for Troupsburg to construct treatment plant and sewers.

Commitments

Steuben SWCD will install streambank stabilization through shared services program in the hamlet of Troupsburg (may be related to onsite system failures)

Village of Troupsburg has submitted a Bond Act/EPF application for a wastewater collection and treatment system to mitigate the onsite problems that are impacting Troups Creek.

• 1/3 completed -- looking for additional grant dollars

Tioga River

(0503-0004)

(02050104/170,180)

*** Water Quality

*** Natural Resources

** County

Recommendations

• U.S.Army Corps of Engineers should fund enhanced streambank stabilization below dams.

Commitments

• Pennsylvania is developing an AMD (acid mine drainage) TMDL.

• U.S.Army Corps of Engineers is blending water from Tioga (acid) & Hammond (clean) Reservoirs to overcome AMD effect

• Steuben County is installing streambank stabilization in tribs to counteract erosion due to dam releases.

 

Bennetts Creek

(0503-0007)

02050104/040

** Water Quality

*** Natural Resources

*** County

Recommendations

• DEC should support the Upper Susquehanna Coalition’s funding proposal to EPA requesting funds for watershed -wide wetland development planning

Commitments

Steuben County -High priority for Stream Corridor Management. Continue to implement projects along 2 mile stretch through Shared Services Program.

When funded by EPA, USC will begin watershed-wide wetland development planning. (Areas include Meads Creek, Colonel Bills, Seeley, Catatonk Creek, Otselic River & Otselic Lake)

DEC will conduct assessment of this waterbody in 2004

• USC assessed road ditches and road banks for erosion potential

• Have completed 1 mile working on additional project length thru 2003

Colonel Bill’s Creek

02050104/050

Water Quality

Natural Resources

*** County

Recommendations

• See EPA wetland development recommendation in Bennet or general

Commitments

Steuben County -High priority for Stream Corridor Management. Continue to implement projects along 11/2 mile stretch through Shared Services Program.

See EPA wetland development recommendation in Bennet or general

DEC will conduct assessment of this waterbody in 2004

• USC assessed road ditches and road banks for erosion potential

• Have completed 1 mile working on additional project length thru 2003

 

BACK