The Poquessing Creek Watershed rises from tributary streams in Lower Moreland and Lower Southampton Townships. These waters join the mainstem of the creek, which then carves out the border between Bensalem Township and Philadelphia before discharging into the Delaware River.
Watershed Fast Facts
drains approximately 22 square miles
approximately 45 linear miles
approximately 105,000 residents
encompasses areas of Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery counties, with all or parts of four municipalities, including Lower Moreland, Bensalem, Lower Southampton, and Upper Southampton
approximately 38% impervious
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Aquatic wildlife markers are an easy way to remind your neighborhood to keep trash and chemicals out of drains.