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Ohio EPA has sampled Big Darby Creek with Spain Creek  subwatershed 69 times at a total of 21 sites since 1979.   There are a few different designated uses for this subwatershed including Exceptional Warm Water Habitat(EWH), Warm WaterHabitat(WWH) and Cold Water Habitat(CWH).  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 below Flat Branch picture album or map

 

Site #  Stream(designation)  River Mile  Location Date Sampled  Type 

Drainage Area (mi2) 

IBIa (Fish)  Mod. Iwbb  ICIc (Bugs)  QHEId  Attainment
1 (u) (d) Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e  3.7 Upstream Township Road 29 9/8/1988 Fish  2 44 6.6 -  63.5 Non
1 Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e   3.7 Upstream Township Road 29 1997 Bugs  2 -  -  44 -  Full
1 Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e   3.5 Upstream Township Road 29 7/9/2001 Fish and Bugs  2 55 5.5 54 71.5 Full
2(u) (d) Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e   0.5 Upstream County Road 277 9/8/1988 Fish and Bugs  5 52 8.1 G  88.5 Partial
2 Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e  0.5 Upstream County Road 277 8/23/1989 Fish  5 57 8.2 -  -  Full
2 Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e   0.4 Upstream County Road 277 1997 Bugs  5 -  -  54 -  Full
2 Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e  0.4 Upstream County Road 277 7/10/2001 Fish and Bugs  5 50 6.9 50 68 Full
2 Little Darby Creek (Logan County)e  0.2 Downstream County Road 277 1997 Bugs  5 -  -  58 -  Full
3(u)(d) Big Darby Creekf  78.5 County Road 153 9/8/1988 Fish and Bugs  19 34 6.6 F  -  Non
3 Big Darby Creekf  78.5 County Road 153 9/8/1989 Fish  19 40 6.9 -  -  Non
3 Big Darby Creekf   78.4 County Road 153 9/28/2001 Fish and Bugs  19 37.3 6.3 50 63.5 Partial
-  Big Darby Creekf  78.2 Downstream County Road 153 7/25/1989 Fish  25 51 8.6 -  -  Full
4 (u)(d) Trib. to Big Darby Creek (RM 77.56)  0.3 Downstream County Rd. 277 7/19/2002 Fish  2 50 5 -  62  
5 (u)(d) Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 9/5/1979 Fish and Bugs  32 52 9.3 30 -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf  76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 7/22/1981 Fish  32 48.3 8.6 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf  76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 4/15/1985 Fish  32 54 6.4 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf  76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 8/20/1986 Fish  32 46 7.5 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf  76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 9/17/1987 Fish  32 48 7.7 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf  76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 4/15/1988 Fish and Bugs  32 44.7 8.1 G  -  Non
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 9/8/1989 Fish  32 47.3 8.3 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 7/29/1990 Fish and Bugs  32 43.3 8.3 54 -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 4/15/1991 Fish  32 51 8.1 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 8/27/1992 Fish and Bugs  32 45.3 8.1 48 71 Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 9/16/1993 Fish and Bugs  32 48 8.5 48 79 Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 10/11/1994 Fish  32 46 9.6 -  -  Full
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 10/10/1995 Fish  32 45 7.3 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf  76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 9/15/1997 Fish  32 42 9.6 -  -  Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 7/9/1999 Fish  32 42 9.2 -  65.5 Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 7/12/2000 Fish  32 48 9.6 -  -  Full
5 Big Darby Creekf   76.6 North Lewisburg Rd. 8/14/2001 Fish and Bugs  32 43 8.9 56 73.5 Partial
5 Big Darby Creekf  76.5 North Lewisburg Rd. 6/26/1986 Fish  32 44 7.2 -  -  Non
-  Big Darby Creekf   75.7   9/1/1988 Fish  43 42 4.8 -  -  Non
6 (u)(d) Trib. to Big Darby Creek (RM 74.91)f   0.2 Inskeep Cratty Rd. 7/11/2001 Fish and Bugs  4 50 5.2 VG  62.5 Full
7 (u)(d) Spain Creekg  5.7 Downstream Cox Rd. 7/19/2001 Fish and Bugs  4 44 4.8 MG  66 Full
8(u)(d) Spain Creeke  3.7 Gilbert Rd. 8/10/1993 Fish  6 50 7.9 -  -  Full
8 Spain Creeke 3.7 Gilbert Rd. 7/19/2001 Fish and Bugs  6 56 8.4 44 72 Full
8 Spain Creeke  3.6 Gilbert Rd. 7/7/1988 Fish  6 49 8.7 -  82.5 Full
-  (u)(d) Spain Creeke  2.6 Upstream Tallman St. 1988 Bugs  9 -  -  G  -  Non
9(u)(d) Spain Creeke  0.5 Upstream Inskeep Cratty Rd. 7/6/1988 Fish  9 54 9.4 -  74.5 Full
9 Spain Creeke  0.5 Upstream Inskeep Cratty Rd. 8/23/1989 Fish  9 57 8.6 -  -  Full
9 Spain Creeke  0.4 Upstream Inskeep Cratty Rd. 7/22/1981 Fish  9 56 7.9 -  77 Full
9 Spain Creeke  0.2 Upstream Inskeep Cratty Rd. 9/24/1993 Fish  9 48 8.8 -  74 Full
9 Spain Creeke  0.1 Upstream Inskeep Cratty Rd. 1988 Bugs  9 -  -  G  -  Non
9 Spain Creeke  0.1 Inskeep Cratty Rd. 9/4/2001 Fish and Bugs  9 53 8.5 56 76 Full
 -  Big Darby Creekf   74.0 Downstream State Route 245 7/7/1988 Fish and Bugs  48 51 8.7 F  -  Partial
 -  Big Darby Creekf   74.0 Downstream State Route 245 7/24/1989 Fish  48 52 9 -  -  Full
 -  Big Darby Creekf   73.9 Downstream State Route 245 9/1/1988 Fish  48 48 4.7 -  -  Partial
10 (u)(d) Pleasant Runf  4.6 Dunn Rd. 8/13/2001 Fish and Bugs  5 54 5.7 VG  72 Full
11 (u)(d) Pleasant Runf  0.5 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 9/12/1988 Fish and Bugs  9 57 8.5 E  67.5 Full
11 Pleasant Runf  0.5 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 7/25/1989 Fish  9 58 8.8 -  -  Full
11 Pleasant Runf  0.5 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 7/30/1997 Fish and Bugs  9 56 8.9 54 83 Full
11 Pleasant Runf  0.5 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 7/5/2001 Fish and Bugs  9 58 5.6 56 59.5 Full
 (u)(d)  Big Darby Creekf   71.5 Upstream Buck Run Rd. 7/25/1989 Fish  56 50 9.6 -  -  Full
- Big Darby Creekf   71.4 Upstream Buck Run Rd. 6/19/1979 Fish and Bugs  56 38 8 34 -  Non
  Big Darby Creekf   71.4 Upstream Buck Run Rd. 1988 Bugs  56 -  -  G  -  Non
-  Big Darby Creekf   69.5 Upstream Collins Rd. 8/30/2001 Fish  69 52 9.2 -  70.5 Full
12 (u)(d) Trib. to Big Darby Creek (RM 69.40)h  0.3 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 8/13/2001 Fish and Bugs  5 44 4.4 G  33.5 Full
12 Trib. to Big Darby Creek (RM 69.40)h  0.3 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 7/24/2002 Fish  5 36 4.4 -  30.5 Full
13(u)(d) Big Darby Creekf   69.4 Upstream Streng Rd. 8/9/1993 Fish  74 56 9.8 -  78.5 Full
13 Big Darby Creekf   69.4 Upstream Streng Rd. 2000 Bugs  74 -  -  E  -  Full
13 Big Darby Creekf   69.4 Upstream Streng Rd. 2000 Bugs  74 -  -  54 -  Full
13 Big Darby Creekf   69.4 Upstream Streng Rd. 2001 Bugs  74 -  -  52 -  Full
13 Big Darby Creekf   69.3 Upstream Streng Rd. 10/4/1985 Fish  74 44 8.1 -  -  Non
14 (u)(d) Hay Runf  0.3 Middleburg Plain City Rd. 8/13/2001 Fish and Bugs  6 54 5.1 VG  52.5 Full
15 Big Darby Creekf   67/67.2 Upstream Milford Center 8/14/2001 Fish and Bugs 81 44 8.3 40 -  Partial
16 Big Darby Creekf   66.2 Downstream Milford Center 9/7/1989 Fish  83 50 9 -  -  Full
16 Big Darby Creekf   66.1 Downstream Milford Center 6/20/1979 Fish and Bugs  83 54 9.6 26    Partial
16 Big Darby Creekf   66.0 Downstream Milford Center 9/23/1993 Fish  83 54 9.7 -  67.5 Full
16 Big Darby Creekf   66.0 Downstream Milford Center 8/28/2002 Fish and Bugs  83 52 9.2 40 74.5 Partial

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, VG=Very Good(a non-significant  departure from EWH), G=Good, MG=Marginally Good (a non-significant departure from WWH), F=Fair(non-attainment)

d. QHEI=Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index

e. Exceptional Warm Water Habitat (EWH) + Cold Water Habitat (CWH) recommended

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

g. Warm Water Habitat (WWH) + Cold Water Habitat (CWH) recommended

h. Warm Water Habitat (WWH) recommended

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