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Ohio EPA has sampled Big Darby Creek Milford Center to Plain City  subwatershed 50 times at a total of 17 sites since 1979.   There are 

a few different designated uses for this subwatershed including Exceptional Warm Water Habitat(EWH) and Warm Water Habitat(WWH).

Available pictures near each site can be accessed by clicking on the (u) for the upstream view of the site or the (d) for the downstream view next to the site number.  More pictures are available in the Big Darby Creek Milford Center to Plain City picture album or map

 

Site # 

Stream 

River Mile 

Location Date Sampled  Type 

Drainage Area (mi2) 

IBIa (Fish)  Mod. Iwbb  ICIc (Bugs)  QHEId  Attainment
1 (u) (d) Big Darby Creeke  64.0 Upstream Streng Rd. Buck Run 9/7/1989 Fish  89 52 9.3 -  -  Full
1 Big Darby Creeke  63.9 Upstream Streng Rd. Buck Run 7/25/2000 Fish  89 32 6.5 -  -  Non
1 Big Darby Creeke  63.8/64.4 Upstream Streng Rd. Buck Run 2001 Bugs  88 49  8.18  50 80.5 Partial
2 (u) (d) Prairie Runf  0.3 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 2001 Fish 3 28 NA - 23.0 Full
2 Prairie Runf  0.3 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 9/25/2002 Fish  3 36 2.6 -  23.0 Full
- Big Darby Creeke  63.7 Streng Rd. 8/19/1986 Fish  89 52 9.4 -  66 Full
 
 -  Big Darby Creeke  63.6 Streng Rd. 6/20/1979 Fish  119 50 9.2 -  -  Full
 -  Big Darby Creeke  63.6 Streng Rd. 7/15/1981 Fish  119 40 6.9 -  -  Non
3 Big Darby Creeke  62.6 Downstream State Route 38 1986 Bugs  121 -  -  50 -  Full
3 Big Darby Creeke  62.5 Downstream State Route 38 7/7/1981 Fish  121 42 8.4 -  80.5 Non
3 Big Darby Creeke  62.5 Downstream State Route 38 8/12/1992 Fish  121 48 9.5 -  80 Full
3 Big Darby Creeke  62.5 Downstream State Route 38 6/17/1993 Fish  121 52 10.1 -  -  Full
3 Big Darby Creeke  62.5 Downstream State Route 38 7/23/2001 Fish and Bugs  121 47 7.5 42 83.5 Partial
 -  Big Darby Creeke  59.6 Downstream Unionville Center 9/8/1981 Fish  126 42 8.9 -  -  Partial
  Big Darby Creeke  58.9 Near Taylor Rd. 7/24/2000 Fish  127 50 9.5 -  -  Full
  Big Darby Creeke  58.8 Near Taylor Rd. 9/7/1979 Fish and Bugs  127 49 8.5 30 -  Partial
 -  Big Darby Creeke  58.1 Downstream Taylor Rd. 2000 Bugs  128 -  -  E  -  Full
 -  Big Darby Creeke  55.3 Upstream US 42 8/19/1981 Fish  135 42 8.2 -  85.5 Non
 -  Big Darby Creeke  55.1 Upstream US 42 7/24/1986 Fish  135 52.7 9.2 -  78 Full
4(nearby) Big Darby Creeke  54.7 US 42 9/22/1986 Fish and Bugs  136 38 7.3 46 -  Partial
4 Big Darby Creeke  54.5 US 42 7/15/1981 Fish  136 38.7 7 -  -  Non
4 Big Darby Creeke  54.4 US 42 7/8/1992 Fish and Bugs  136 48 9 50 96 Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  54.2 US 42 7/6/1979 Fish  136 50 9.3 -  83 Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  54.2 US 42 2000 Bugs  136 -  -  50 -  Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  54.2 US 42 8/15/2001 Fish and Bugs  136 53 9.2 42 83.5 Full
5(u)(d) Big Darby Creeke  53.9 Downstream US 42 7/8/1992 Fish and Bugs  136 53 10 46 95 Full
5 Big Darby Creeke  53.9 Downstream US 42 7/24/2000 Fish and Bugs  136 52 9.6 E  -  Full
5 Big Darby Creeke  53.9 Downstream US 42 8/16/2001 Fish and Bugs  136 52 9.4 E  93 Full
5 Big Darby Creeke  53.8 Downstream US 42 7/24/1986 Fish and Bugs  136 43.3 8.2 38 -  Non
 - (u) (d) Big Darby Creeke  53.4 Downstream Noteman St. 7/28/1986 Fish and Bugs  149 42 8 50 -  Partial
-  Big Darby Creeke  53.4 Downstream Noteman St. 9/1/1992 Fish and Bugs  149 49 9.6 42 80.5 Full
 -  Big Darby Creeke  53.4 Downstream Noteman St. 9/21/1993 Fish and Bugs  149 51 9.2 44 -  Full
 -  Big Darby Creeke  53.2 Downstream Noteman St. 9/30/1981 Fish  149 40 8.5 -  -  Non
 -  Big Darby Creeke  53.2 Downstream Noteman St. 7/24/1997 Fish and Bugs  149 48 8.4 44 79 Partial
 -  Big Darby Creeke  53.1 Downstream Noteman St. 10/3/1979 Fish and Bugs  149 43 8.8 26 -  Non
 -  Big Darby Creeke  53.1 Downstream Noteman St. 9/16/1981 Fish  149 44 8.5 -  -  Non
 -  Big Darby Creeke  53.1 Downstream Noteman St. 2000 Bugs  149 -  -  E  -  Full
6 Big Darby Creeke  52.5 Upstream Main St. (SR 161) 8/28/2001 Fish and Bugs  150 51 9.1 52 -  Full
6 Big Darby Creeke  52.2 Upstream Main St. (SR 161) 8/3/1993 Fish and Bugs  150 52 9.6 46 89.5 Full
7 (d) Sweeney Runf  0.1 Mouth 7/12/2001 Fish and Bugs  4 46 4.2 F  58 Partial
8 Big Darby Creeke  52.1 Upstream Plain City WWTP 1993 Bugs  150 -  -  46 -  Full
8 Big Darby Creeke  52.1 Upstream Plain City WWTP 2001 Bugs  150 -  -  52   Full
9 Big Darby Creeke  52.0 Downstream Plain City WWTP 1993 Bugs  150 -  -  44   Full
9 Big Darby Creeke  52.0 Downstream Plain City WWTP 8/28/2001 Fish and Bugs  150 43 8.8 44 81 Partial
 -  Big Darby Creeke  51.9 State Route 142 8/4/1993 Fish  156 49 8.9 -  81.5 Full
 -  Big Darby Creeke  51.9 State Route 142 7/24/1997 Fish and Bugs  156 39 8.4 46 78 Partial
 -  Big Darby Creeke  51.8 State Route 142 7/28/1986 Fish and Bugs  156 40.7 7.9 50 -  Partial
 -  Big Darby Creeke  51.6 State Route 142 8/17/1992 Fish  156 49 9.3 -  78.5 Full
 -  Big Darby Creeke  51.5 State Route 142 6/27/1979 Fish and Bugs  156 48 9.4 30 -  Partial
 -  Big Darby Creeke  51.5 State Route 142 8/19/1981 Fish  156 42.4 7.2 -  -  Non
 -  Big Darby Creeke 

51.0

Downstream Cemetery Pike 7/24/1997 Fish  157 37 7.3 -  53 Non

a. IBI=Index of Biotic Integrity

b. Mod. Iwb= Modified Index of Well-being

c. Narrative evaluation is used in lieu of Invertebrate Community Index(ICI) for qualitative samples:

    E=Excellent and F=Fair (non-attainment)

d. QHEI=Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index

e. Exceptional Warm Water Habitat (EWH) or recommended Exceptional Warm Water Habitat (EWH)

f. Warm Water Habitat(WWH) or recommended Warm Water Habitat(WWH)

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