Chester County, Pennsylvania
County of Chester
313 W. Market St.
P.O. Box 2748
West Chester, PA 19380-0991
Ph: (610) 344-6000
Toll Free: 1 (800) 692-1100

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Chester County Water Resources Authority
50 Year Image601 Westtown Road, Suite 260
P.O. Box 2747
West Chester, PA 19380-0990
Phone: 610-344-5400
Fax: 610-344-5401
What's New
  • County-Wide Act 167 Stormwater Management Plan
    • The County-wide Act 167 Plan was approved (as submitted) by PADEP on July 2, 2013.
    • ALL Chester County municipalities must adopt the ordinance or equivalent requirements included in the Plan by January 2, 2014.

  • MapShed Model for the Christina Basin
    • CCWRA, with support from Dr. Barry Evans, has developed a watershed model using MapShed to support the Christina Basin TMDL Implementation Partnership efforts. For more information, please see our Christina Basin TMDL Implementation page.

  • Chester County Impaired Waters Map Series Update:
    • The 2012 Pennsylvania Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report is now final and lists the most recent stream impairments in the state of Pennsylvania. CCWRA has updated its Impaired Waters Map Series showing the latest stream impairments in Chester County from this report.

  • EPA Initiatives:
    • EPA Healthy Watersheds - Provides information on tools to identify and protect healthy watersheds and their components.
    • EPA SepticSmart - Tools and resources to help homeowners manage their septic systems.

  • Popular Publications:

Our Mission

The mission of the Chester County Water Resources Authority is to provide flood protection, reservoir water supplies, and water science, information and planning to the citizens of Chester County so that they may live in safe, healthy and prosperous communities that sustain the natural quality, quantity and biodiversity of the County's water resources.

County-wide Hydro Conditions Report

Click on the "water drop" to access the latest reports on county-wide water conditions for Chester County or select from the following list:

Upcoming Events
March 15, 2014 from 7:30 AM to 3:15 PM
Watershed Congress Along the Schuylkill River
This popular conference focuses on providing the best available information and techniques for protecting and restoring local watersheds, melding science, policy and practical applications. It takes place in Pottstown, PA and if you register by Feb. 28, the cost is $50 ($60 thereafter). The Watershed Congress is organized by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. For more information, click here.

Also, Watershed Congress Scholarships are available for local elected officials through the League of Women Voters of PA Citizen Education Fund. For more information, click here.

March 26, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Green Design $aves Green
FREE Workshop (brought to you by a collaborative group that includes the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and PA Environmental Council). Workshop will take place at the Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, PA.
Recommended audience includes municipalities, large property owners/managers, and homeowner associations. 
To learn more or to register, click here.

Right To Know Information

The Chester County Water Resources Authority's Right-to-Know Officer is Janet Bowers. For a copy of our Right-to-Know policy or to submit a request click on the links below for more information.

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