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Big Darby Creek Watershed

Scenario 2 - Consequences of Watershed Growth Over Time


Scenario 2

Increased Urbanization with Land Use Mitigation Efforts

Addressing some of the consequences of increased urbanization with land use mitigation efforts results in a reduced amount of water quality degradation in the Big Darby Creek watershed over the next 50 years. The current exceptional-very good status remains throughout the first 10 years and is only minimally altered in 20 years. At 30 years, however, the overall condition is still acceptable, but significant change is evident. By 40 and 50 year marks, the once very good quality is only approximated at fair to poor.

Current Status 10 Years 20 Years
30 Years 40 Years 50 Years



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