Watershed Litter, Creek Trash

The Tookany-Tacony-Frankford (TTF) Watershed includes parts of Abington, Cheltenham, Jenkintown and Rockledge in Montgomery County and Philadelphia.  The Philadelphia boundary as well as the creek tributaries and Watershed boundary as overlays on this aerial photograph.

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So far, I have conducted 10 trash photo surveys to assess the litter/ creek trash problem in the TTF Watershed. This map shows the locations of the trash surveys completed to date and summarizes my watershed trash findings.

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You can access these trash  surveys below:

Litter/illegal dumping is not just a Philadelphia problem, we are seeing it in Montgomery County, across the country and around the world. It is not just an aesthetic problem, it is a serious water pollution problem.  It is time to treat it as the serious pollution problem that it is.

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