Water

Inside Our Watersheds

Berks County plays an important role in the health of the Schuylkill River and ultimately the Delaware River Basin. Berks Nature, along with numerous partners and funders, are investing resources in protecting and improving natural resources in the watershed, as well as providing water education to thousands of residents. Learn more. >>

Angelica Creek Watershed Association

Angelica Creek Watershed Association is made up of volunteers with a mission to preserve, protect and restore Angelica Creek Watershed. Our volunteers encourage stewardship through scientific practices and education. Learn more. >>

Hay Creek Watershed Association

The HCWA meets monthly, on the 3rd Wednesday evening of the month. We conduct water quality sampling twice a month in partnership with the Green Valleys Watershed Association, and are always in need of additional volunteers to help out with our water monitoring projects! Learn more. >>

Maiden Creek Watershed Association

For more information on becoming a stream monitor or other ways to get involved with the Maiden Creek Watershed Association, contact Berks Nature Education & Watershed Specialist, Michael Griffith, at 610-372-4992 ext. 108, or michael.griffith@berksnature.org. Learn more. >>

Tulpehocken Creek Watershed Association

Our namesake tributary, the Tulpehocken Creek, was given its name by a Native American tribe that inhabited our region. “Tulpehocken” translates to “Land of Turtles”. Europeans, settling in Berks County, as early as 1712, utilized water for its life-giving qualities, as well as their agriculture, power, and transportation needs. Learn more. >>

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