Water Information & Maps

Online Water Maps Gallery  

 
This Maps Gallery provides “self-serve” maps of Chester County streams and related water resources information. Both PDF maps and interactive map tools (no special software or plugins required) are provided.

  • PDF Maps: displays county-wide information for viewing and downloading. 
  • Interactive Maps: allows users to zoom in/out and search to view a desired location/area, with single-layer viewing (tabbed format) or multi-layer viewing (web map format). Chester County’s streams and lakes, watersheds, protected water uses, impairments/pollutants (2014), FEMA floodplains, soils, Urbanized Areas (2000 and 2010), etc. can be viewed. 
  • GIS Data Files Directory: provides access to available GIS files for downloading.

Access the Online Water Maps Gallery using the links below:

Other Related Online Map Galleries:

Chambers Lake (Courtesy of Michael Lawrence)

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Disclaimer for Map Products 

Information presented on these map products are for reference purposes only. The data is subject to change without notice. CCWRA and the County of Chester assume no liability in the use or application of the data. Parcel lines do not represent actual field surveys of premises. CCWRA and County of Chester make no claims as to the completeness, accuracy or content of any data contained herein, and makes no representation of any kind, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use, nor are any such warranties to be implied or inferred, with respect to the information or data furnished herein.

This information should not be relied upon as the sole basis of determination of regulatory requirements, responsibilities or responses. The relevant state/federal regulations, codes, reports and/or documents should be consulted for official designations and associated regulatory information. State/federal regulations, codes, reports and/or documents supersede the mapped information where any inconsistencies exist.These maps should not be relied upon as the sole basis of determination of regulatory requirements or responsibilities. The relevant PADEP reports and other documents should be consulted for official designations and associated regulatory information. PADEP or FEMA reports and regulations supersede this map where any conflicts exist.


PA Act 167 Stormwater Management Plans

List of CC Watershed Plans Completed for Waters/Watersheds in Chester County

This Compilation of all plans and studies in Chester County were conducted by various entities and agencies, some plans dating as far back as 1968. The type of plans included range from water resources inventory studies to restoration plans to watershed conservation plans. The list does not include scientific research studies that occurred in Chester County's watersheds. A sampling of some of this local research conducted by USGS can be found here.

Watersheds Plan (Planning Series)

Public Education Brochures

Ponds and Rain Garden Resources

Chester County/USGS Cooperative Studies

Additional Publications