Watershed Planning in Western Pennsylvania—A Case Study

by David R. French, Allegheny County Dep of Planning, United States,
Robert L. Arnold, Allegheny County Dep of Planning, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Watershed Planning and Analysis in Action


This paper presents and describes the watershed planning activities being pursued in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The regulatory, institutional, and technical framework of the planning process in discussed. Specific applications of the process are described as part of the Girty's Run Watershed Stormwater Management Plan Update project. This project has provided the first significant analysis of the process in 10 years. Conclusions and recommendations for the future have been developed.

Subject Headings: Case studies | Watersheds | Project management | Water pollution | Water quality | Water resources | Stormwater management | Frames | Pennsylvania | United States

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