Oswego River/Finger Lakes WI/PWL
The most recent Oswego River/Finger Lakes Basin Waterbody Inventory/Priority Waterbodies List Report was issued as a Final Draft Report in February 2008. This report includes an overall evaluation of water quality in the Oswego River/Finger Lakes Basin, as well as assessments for specific waterbody segments in the basin.
You may chose to view/download the entire report (PDF) as one large file (3.93 MB), or in order to ease viewing/downloading, the information in this report has been segmented into separate smaller files. Use the index below to find, view and download the portion (or portions) of the report of interest to you.
The next review and update of the water quality assessments for waters in this basin is scheduled to be conducted in 2009.
The Final Draft Oswego River/Finger Lakes Basin WI/PWL Report
Introduction (PDF) (415 KB) - Includes the report cover, table of contents and description of the WI/PWL program.
Basin Assessment (PDF) (276 KB) - Includes a brief summary of water quality in the entire basin.
Water Quality Assessment Map (PDF) (1.51 MB)
Watershed Map (PDF) (1.32 MB)
Priority Waterbodies List (PDF) (104 KB) - Provides a summary list of PWL waters, use impacts, causes and sources.
Waterbody Inventory and Segment Data Sheets
Oswego River Watershed (PDF) (113 KB)
Oneida River Watershed (PDF) (245 KB)
Seneca River (Lower) Watershed (PDF) (495 KB)
Seneca River (Upper) Watershed (PDF) (291 KB)
Updated Assessments (PDF) (109 KB) - Includes updated segment data sheets for waterbody assessments that have been revised since the WI/PWL Assessment Report for this basin was issued. These updated waterbody assessments include: Canastota Creek, Lower, and tribs (0703-0002), Oneida Creek, Lower, and tribs (0703-0032), Oneida Creek, Upper, and tribs (0703-0090), and Seneca Lake, Main Lake, South (0705-0014).
Assessment Methodology (PDF) (160 KB)
WI/PWL Data Sheet Definitions (PDF) (110 KB)
Index of Waterbodies (PDF) (157 KB) - Alphabetically and by county.
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