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Water Quality Concerns

The Stroud Center does not give advice or help with these issues but offers these contacts as a courtesy to the public.

Pollution Incidents

Delaware River: Call 1-800-8DELAWARE or visit the Delaware Riverkeeper Report a Polluter page.

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties: Contact the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Southeast Regional Office

Fish Kills

To report an incident to the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission call 1-855-FISH-KIL (1-855-347-4545)

Erosion and Sedimentation Issues

Chester County Conservation District, 610-925-4920

Well and Septic Issues

Chester County Health Department, 610-344-6225

Well water testing labs in Chester County and nearby counties

Septic system permits, policies, evaluations, and enforcement in Chester County

Pond Management, Nuisance Algae, and Weed Control

Pennsylvania Lake Management Society, 570-316-1669

Chester County Water Resources Authority, 610-344-5400

Pond Management Links