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Hale, L.B., 2006b, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in the lower White Clay Creek and upper Christina River Basins including portions of Franklin, London Britain, New Garden, and New London Townships, Chester County, Pennsylvania, June through September 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2939, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

Hale, L.B., 2007, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in the upper White Clay Creek and lower West Branch Brandywine Creek basins including portions of Penn, London Grove, New Garden, Londonderry, West Marlborough, Highland, and East Fallowfield Townships and West Grove, Avondale, Modena, and South Coatesville Boroughs, Chester County, Pennsylvania, May through June 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2995, 2 plates, scale 1:24,000. [ Online ]

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Hardy, M.A., Wetzel, K.L., and Moore C.R., 1995, Land use, organochlorine compound concentrations, and trends in benthic invertebrate communities in selected stream basins in Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4060, 78 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report ]

Hely, A.G., and Olmsted, F.H., 1963, Some relations between streamflow characteristics and the environment in the Delaware River region: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 417-B, 25 p. [ scanned report ]

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Low, D.J., Hippe, D.J., and Yannacci, Dawna, 2002, Geohydrology of southerastern Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 00-4166, 347 p. [ PDF file ]

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Ludlow, R.A., and Loper, C.A., 2004, Chester County ground-water atlas, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report 03-442, 85 p. [ PDF file ]

McGovern, J.E., Bossert, April, and Wettstein, W.C., 1996, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in the crystalline and metasedimentary rocks in Valley and West Brandywine Townships, Chester County, Pennsylvania, May 1992 through August 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-339, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000. [ scanned plate ]

McGreevy, L.J., 1973, Seepage study of streams crossing Chester Valley, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 74-1071, 12 p.

McGreevy, L.J., and Sloto, R.A., 1976, Selected hydrologic data, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 138 p.

McGreevy, L.J., and Sloto, R.A., 1977, Ground-water resources of Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 77-67, 76 p. [ abstract ]

McGreevy, L.J., and Sloto, R.A.,1980, Development of a digital model of ground-water flow in deeply weathered crystalline rock, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 80-2, 42 p. [ abstract ]

McManus, B.C., 1990, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in the Triassic sandstones and shales, northern Chester County, Pennsylvania, October 1989 through March 1990: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 90-4114, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

McManus, B.C., 1992, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in the crystalline and metasedimentary rocks, northern Chester County, Pennsylvania, May through October 1990: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 91-4182, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000. [ scanned plate ]

McManus, B.C., and Sloto, R.A., 1994, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface, May and June 1993, and change in water level 1983-93, in the carbonate rocks in part of East Whiteland and Charlestown Townships, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-659, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000. [ scanned plate ]

McManus, B.C., and Sloto, R.A., 1996, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface, December 6, 1994, in the carbonate rocks in part of East Whiteland and Charlestown Townships, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-367, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000. [ scanned plate ]

Miller, R.A., Troxell, John, and Leopold, L.B., 1971, Hydrology of two small river basins in Pennsylvania before urbanization: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 701-A, 57 p. [ scanned report ]

Mohammad, Abdul, 2000, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in the upper Elk Creek watershed, Chester County, Pennsylvania, January through June 1999: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-475, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

Mohammad, Abdul, 2001, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in lower Elk Creek watershed, Chester County, Pennsylvania, March through September 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-329, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000. [ scanned plate or PDF file]

Mohammad, Abdul, 2002, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in Highland and West Fallowfield Townships, Chester County, Pennsylvania, March through July 2001: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-167, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

Mohammad, Abdul, 2004, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in West Fallowfield, Upper Oxford, and Lower Oxford Townships, Chester County, Pennsylvania, March through July 2002: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-262, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

Mohammad, Abdul, 2005, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in part of Lower Oxford, East Nottingham, and West Nottingham Townships, and in part of the Borough of Oxford, Chester County, Pennsylvania, April through June 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2876, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

Moore, C.R., 1987, Determination of benthic-invertebrate indices and water-quality trends of selected streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 85-4177, 62 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report ]

Moore, C.R., 1989, Physical, chemical, and biological data for selected streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1969-80: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-686, 289 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report ]

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Poth, C.W., 1968, Hydrology of the metamorphic and igneous rocks of central Chester County, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Water Resources Report 25, 84 p.

Rasmussen, W.C., 1958, Map showing drainage basin of the Red Clay Creek, Delaware and Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Open-File Report 58-81, 1 map.

Reif, A.G., 2000, Physical, chemical, and biological data for selected streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1981-94: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-216, 607 p. [ VERY LARGE PDF file ] [ scanned report ]

Reif, A.G., 2000, Physical, chemical, and biological data for selected streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1995-97: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File report 00-238, 147 p. [ PDF file ]

Reif, A.G., 2002, Assessment of stream conditions and trends in biological and water-chemistry data from selected streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1981-97: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4242, 77 p. [ PDF file ]

Reif, A.G., 2002, Assessment of stream quality using biological indicies at selected sites in the Schuylkill River Basin, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1981-97: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-114-02, 4 p. [ PDF file ]

Reif, A.G., 2002, Assessment of stream quality using biological indicies at selected sites in the Big Elk and Octoraro Creek Basins, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1981-97: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-115-02, 4 p. [ PDF file ]

Reif, A.G., 2002, Assessment of stream quality using biological indicies at selected sites in the Delaware River Basin, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1981-97: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-116-02, 4 p. [ PDF file ]

Reif, A.G., 2002, Assessment of stream quality using biological indicies at selected sites in the Brandywine Creek Basin, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1981-97: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-117-02, 4 p. [ PDF file ]

Reif, A.G., 2002, Assessment of stream quality using biological indicies at selected sites in the Red Clay and White Clay Creek Basins, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1981-97: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-118-02, 4 p. [ PDF file ]

Reif, A.G., 2004, Assessment of water chemistry, habitat, and benthic macroinvertebrates at selected stream-quality monitoring sites in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1998-2000: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2003-499, 84 p. [ online report ]

Reif, Andrew G., 2012, A Benthic-Macroinvertebrate Index of Biotic Integrity and Assessment of Conditions in Selected Streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1998-2009: SIR 2012-5116. [ online report ]

Rima, D.R., Meisler, Harold, and Longwill, S.M., 1962, Geology and hydrology of the Stockton Formation in southeastern Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Water Resources Report 14, 111 p.

Risser, D.W., Conger, R.W., Ulrich, J.E., and Asmussen, M.P., 2005, Estimates of ground-water recharge based on streamflow-hydrograph methods: Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1333, 30 p. [ online report ]

Riva-Murray, K., Brightbill, R.A., and Bilger, M.D., 2003, Trends in concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls in fish tissue from selected sites in the Delaware River basin in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, 1969-98: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4066, p. 19. [ online report ]

Romanok, Kristin; Fischer, J.M.; Riva-Murray, Karen; Brightbill, Robin; Bilger, Michael, 2006, Organic compounds and trace elements in fish tissue and bed sediment in the Delaware River basin, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, and Delaware, 1998-2000: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5150, 70 p. [ online report ]

Rowland, C.J., 2000, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in Warwick and East Nantmeal Townships, Chester County, Pennsylvania, July through December 1998: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-458, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

Schreffler, C.L., 1997, Drought-trigger ground-water levels and analysis of historical water-level trends in Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4113, 6 p. [ abstract ] [ PDF file ]

Schreffler, C.L., 1998, Low-flow statistics of selected streams in Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4117, 43 p. [ PDF file ]

Schreffler, C.L., Galeone, D.G., Veneziale, J.M., Olson, L.E,, and O'Brien, D.L., 2005, Effects of spray-irrigated treated effluent on water quantity and quality, and the fate and transport of nitrogen in a small watershed, New Garden Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5043, 158 p. [ online report ]

Schreffler, C.L., Galeone, D.G., 2005, Effects of spray-irrigated municipal wastewater on a small watershed in Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-2005-3092, 4 p. [ online report ]

Senior, L.A., 1996, Ground-water quality and its relation to hydrogeology, land use, and surface-water quality in the Red Clay Creek Basin, Piedmont Physiographic province, Pennsylvania and Delaware: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4288, 122 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report and plate, and PDF file ]

Senior, L.A., 1998, Radon-222 in the ground water of Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4169, 79 p. [ PDF file ]

Senior, L.A., and Cinotto, P.J., 2007, Effect of on-site wastewater disposal on quality of ground water and base flow--A pilot study in Chester County, southeastern Pennsylvania, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1253, 50 p. [ online report ]

Senior, L.A., and Garges, J.A., 1989, Altitude and configuration of the potentiometric surface in the Triassic sandstones and shales, northeastern Chester County, Pennsylvania, September 1987 through January 1988: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 89- 4043, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000. [ scanned plate ]

Senior, L.A., and Koerkle, E.H., 2003, Simulation of streamflow and water quality in the Brandywine Creek Subbasin of the Christina River Basin, Pennsylvania and Delaware, 1994-98: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4279, 207 p. [ PDF file ]

Senior, L.A., and Koerkle, E.H., 2003, Simulation of streamflow and water quality in the White Clay Creek Subbasin of the Christina River Basin, Pennsylvania and Delaware, 1994-98: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4031, 142 p. [ PDF file ]

Senior, L.A., and Koerkle, E.H., 2003, Simulation of streamflow and water quality in the Red Clay Creek Subbasin of the Christina River Basin, Pennsylvania and Delaware, 1994-98: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4138, 119 p. [ PDF file ]

Senior, L.A., and Koerkle, E.H., 2003, Simulation of streamflow and water quality in the Christina River Basin Subbasin and overview od simulations in other subbasins of the Christina River Basin, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware, 1994-98: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4193, 144 p. [ PDF file ]

Senior, L.A., and Sloto, R.A., 2000, Radium-224 and its relation to gross-alpha-particle, radium-226, and radium-228 activities in ground water from rocks of the Piedmont Physiographic Province, southeastern Pennsylvania [abstract]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Northeastern Section, v. 32, no. 1, p. A-73. [ abstract ]

Senior, L.A., and Sloto, R.A., 2006, Arsenic, Boron, and Fluoride Concentrations in Ground Water in and Near Diabase Intrusions, Newark Basin, Southeastern Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5261, 105 p. [ online report & plate ]

Senior, L.A., and Sloto, R.A., 2010, Groundwater-quality monitoring program in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1980-2008: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5087, 43 p. [ online report ]

Senior, L.A., Sloto, R.A., and Reif, A.G., 1997, Hydrogeology and water quality, West Valley Creek basin, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4137, 160 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report ]

Senior, L.A., and Vogel, K.V., 1992, Geochemistry of radium-226 and radium-228, and radon-222 in ground water in the Chickies Quartzite, Southeastern Pennsylvania, in Daniel, C.C. III, White, R.K., and Stone, P.A., eds., Ground water in the piedmont--Proceedings of a conference on ground water in the piedmont of the eastern United States, October 16-18, 1989; Clemson, South Carolina, Clemson University, p. 547-565.

Senior, L.A., and Vogel, K.V., 1995, Radium and radon in ground water in the Chickies Quartzite, Southeastern Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 92-4088, 145 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report and plate ]

Sloto, R.A., 1982, A stormwater management model for the West Branch Brandywine Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 81-73, 34 p. [ abstract ]

Sloto, R.A., 1982, Digital computer simulation of proposed flood-control structures in the West Branch Brandywine Creek basin, Chester County, Pennsylvania [abstract]: EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, v. 63, no. 18, p. 320.

Sloto, R.A., 1984, Water-table contour map of the carbonate rocks of eastern Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 84-235, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000.

Sloto, R.A., 1985, Effects of flood controls proposed for the Sucker Run basin, Chester County, Pennsylvania: Chester County Water-Resources Report 1, 30 p.

Sloto, R.A., 1987, Effect of urbanization on the water resources of eastern Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4098, 131 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report and plate ]

Sloto, R.A, 1988, Effects of flood controls proposed for the West Branch Brandywine Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 86-4054, 28 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report ]

Sloto, R.A., 1988, Effects of urbanization on storm-runoff volume and peak discharge of Valley Creek, eastern Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4196, 32 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report ]

Sloto, R.A., 1989, Selected ground-water data, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-217, 198 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report and plate ]

Sloto, R.A., 1990, Geohydrology and simulation of ground-water flow in the carbonate rocks of the Valley Creek basin, eastern Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 89-4169, 60 p. [ abstract ] [ scanned report and plate ]

Sloto, R.A., 1991, Drought management based on water-level data, Chester County, Pennsylvania [abstract]: Proceedings 27th Annual Conference on Water Management of River Systems and Symposium on Resource Development of the Lower Mississippi River, American Water Resources Association, p. 439-440.

Sloto, R.A., 1994, Geology, hydrology, and ground-water quality of Chester County, Pennsylvania: Chester County Water Resources Authority Water Resources Report 2, 127 p.

Sloto, R.A., 1997, Hydrogeologic investigation of the Malvern TCE Superfund Site, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4286, 124 p. [ abstract ] [ PDF file ]

Sloto, R.A, 2000, Naturally occurring radionuclides in the ground water of southeastern Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 012-00, 8 p. [ online report ]    [ PDF file ]

Sloto, R.A., 2001, Evaluation of borehole geophysical logs and hydraulic tests, Phase III, at AIW Frank/Mid-County Mustang Superfund site, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4004, 33 p. [ PDF file ]

Sloto, R.A., 2002, Hydrogeology and ground-water quality, Big Elk Creek Basin, Chester County, Pennsylvania and Cecil County, Maryland: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4057, 81 p. [ PDF file ]

Sloto, R.A., 2002, Ground-water resources of Big Elk Creek Basin, Pennsylvania and Maryland: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 019-02, 6 p. [ PDF file ]

Sloto, R.A., 2004, Geohydrology of the French Creek Basin and simulated effects of drought and ground-water withdrawals, Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 2003-4263, 33 p. [ online report ]

Sloto, R.A., 2006, Estimated ground-water availability in the Delaware River Basin, 1997 - 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5125, 67 p. [ online report ]

Sloto, R.A., 2011, Trace Metals Related to Historical Iron Smelting at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Berks and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania: FS 2011-3101. [ online report ]

Sloto, R.A., and Buxton, D.E., 2005, Water budgets for selected watersheds in the Delaware River Basin, eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5113, 37 p. [ online report ]

Sloto, R.A., and Buxton, D.E., 2006, Estimated ground-water availability in the Delaware River Basin, 1997 - 2000: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5125, 67 p. [ online report ]

Sloto, Ronald A., and Reif, Andrew G., 2011, Distribution of Trace Metals at Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, Berks and Chester Counties, Pennsylvania: SIR 2011-5014. [ online report ]

Sloto, R.A., and Olson, L.E., 2011, Estimated Suspended-Sediment Loads and Yields in the French and Brandywine Creek Basins, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Water Years 2008-09: SIR 2011-5109. [ online report ]

Sloto, R.A and Senior, L.A., 1998, Radon in the ground water of Chester County, Pennsylvania: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 120-98, 4 p. [ PDF file ]    [ abstract ]    [ online report ]

Sloto, R.A., and Senior, L.A., 2000, Radon-222 activities in the ground water of the Piedmont Physiographic Province, southeastern Pennsylvania [abstract]: Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Northeastern Section, v. 32, no. 1, p. A-75. [ abstract ]

Speight, D.W., 1985, Ground-water levels in the Cockeysville marble of southern Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1983-84: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 85-4341, 1 plate, scale 1:24,000. [ scanned plate ]

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