Schuylkill Acts & Impacts

800 600 Stroud Water Research Center

Schuylkill Acts & Impacts is a weeklong river trek for 12 high school students from across all counties that touch the Schuylkill. Students travel from the headwaters to downtown Philadelphia learning about the history of human impacts on the river and collect stream quality data to compare different sections of the river.

Funded by: Schuylkill Headwaters Association, Fairmount Water Works, William Penn Foundation, Education Programs

Project Lead: Alexa Kramer (Schuylkill Headwaters Association)

Collaborators: Steven C. Kerlin and Tara K. Muenz; Ellen Schultz (Fairmount Water Works)

Project Years: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021