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Transforming Water Quality in the Sharitz Run Headwaters of Brandywine Creek

800 532 Stroud Water Research Center

This Watershed Renaissance Initiative grant will enable Stroud Water Research Center to implement extensive watershed restoration projects designed to capture and control excess water and sediment production from agricultural hillslopes. The grant also provides funding to support extensive and highly rigorous monitoring efforts targeted at measuring the effectiveness of restoration projects. Results will help provide guidance to maximize the effectiveness of future restoration designs and investments at the regional and national levels.

Funded by: Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Principal Investigators: Melinda D. Daniels and Matthew J. Ehrhart

Collaborators: Bernard W. Sweeney, Louis A. Kaplan, Diana Oviedo-Vargas, Marc Peipoch, Jinjun Kan, John K. Jackson, and David B. Arscott

Project Year: 2019