Headwaters Big Darby Creek- Historical Data

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Ohio EPA has sampled Headwaters Big Darby Creek  subwatershed 22 times at a total of 5 sites since 1979.   There are a fewdifferent designated uses for this subwatershed including Exceptional Warm Water Habitat(EWH), Warm Water Habitat(WWH) and Coldwater 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 Headwaters Big Darby Creek picture album or on the map

 

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

Drainage Area (mi2) 

IBIa (Fish)  Mod. Iwbb  ICIc (Bugs)  QHEId  Attainment
1 Big Darby Creeke  83.2 Upstream County Rd. 152 7/9/1997 Fish and Bugs  1 47 6.6 48 67.5 Full
1 Big Darby Creeke  83.2 Upstream County Rd. 152 9/28/1999 Fish  1 50 5 -  -  Full
1 Big Darby Creeke  83.2 Upstream County Rd. 152 2001 Bugs  1 -  -  42 -  Full
2 (u) (d) Big Darby Creeke  82.6 Downstream County Rd. 152 6/27/1983 Fish  2 51 5.1 -  -  Full
2 Big Darby Creeke  82.6 Downstream County Rd. 152 9/11/1997 Fish and Bugs  2 47 6.8 40 41 Partial
2 Big Darby Creeke  82.6 Downstream County Rd. 152 9/28/1999 Fish  2 45 6.5 -  40 Non
2 Big Darby Creeke  82.6 Downstream County Rd. 152 7/12/2000 Fish  2 44 7.7 -  -  Non
2 Big Darby Creeke  82.5 Downstream County Rd. 152 7/10/2001 Fish and Bugs  2 52 5.7 46 68 Full
-  Big Darby Creeke  81.5 Near US 33 9/11/1997 Fish and Bugs  3 41 6.7 38 52.5 Non
-  Big Darby Creeke  81.5 Near US 33 7/9/1999 Fish  3 40 6.8 -  55.5 Non
-  Big Darby Creeke  81.5 Near US 33 7/13/2000 Fish  3 42 6.9 -  -  Non
3(u) (d) Big Darby Creeke  80.8 Upstream SR 287 10/5/1997 Fish  4 41.3 6.5 -  60 Non
3 Big Darby Creeke  80.8 Upstream SR 287 7/9/1999 Fish  4 44 6.6 -  68 Non
3 Big Darby Creeke  80.8 Upstream SR 287 7/13/2000 Fish  4 46 7.2 -  -  Full
3 Big Darby Creeke  80.8 Upstream SR 287 7/10/2001 Fish  4 42 4.7 -  61 Non
4(u) (d) Big Darby Creeke  79.3 Near Township Highway 157 7/5/1988 Fish and Bugs  6 49 7 G  72.5 Partial
4 Big Darby Creeke  79.3 Near Township Highway 157 7/14/1989 Fish  6 39 6.7 -  -  Non
4 Big Darby Creeke  79.3 Near Township Highway 157 1997 Bugs  6 -  -  52 -  Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  79.2 Near Township Highway 157 6/18/1979 Fish and Bugs  6 49 7.5 24 -  Partial
4 Big Darby Creeke  79.2 Near Township Highway 157 9/17/1987 Fish  6 40 6.3 -  -  Non
4 Big Darby Creeke  79.2 Near Township Highway 157 7/11/2001 Fish and Bugs  6 48 6.4 56 64.5 Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  79.0 Near Township Highway 157 8/27/1992 Fish and Bugs  6 49 7.9 50 63.5 Full

 

aIBI=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:   G=Good
 

d. QHEI=Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index

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

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Last updated: April 7, 2009.