Middle Lower Big Darby- Historical Data

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Ohio EPA has sampled the Middle Lower Big Darby Creek  subwatershed 56 times at a total of 16 sites since 1977.   This main stem of Big Darby subwatershed is classified Exceptional Warm Water Habitat (EWH) while some of the tributaries are classified 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 Lower Middle Big Darby picture album or 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  26.1 Downstream I-71 8/29/2002 Fish and Bugs  495 56 9.37 E 94.5 Full
1 Big Darby Creeke  25.7 Downstream I-71 8/7/1981 Fish  496 45.6 9.25 -  -  Full
2 (u) (d) Springwater Run(RM 24)f  0.8/0.2  Near US 62 8/7/2001 Fish and Bugs  2 50 4.45 F  48.5 Partial
-  Big Darby Creeke  25.2 Downstream US 62 7/2/1979 Fish and Bugs  496 54 10.24 44 -  Full
-  Big Darby Creeke  25.1 Downstream US 62 1993 Bugs  496 -  -  50 -  Full
-  Big Darby Creeke  25.0 Downstream US 62 7/20/1979 Fish  496 54 9.39 -  82.5 Full
 
4 Big Darby Creeke  24.0 Upstream State Route 762 9/2/1981 Fish  498 46 8.73 -  -  Partial
4 Big Darby Creeke  24.0 Upstream State Route 762 8/10/1987 Fish  498 58 10.82 -  84.5 Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  23.8 Upstream State Route 762 9/24/1997 Fish and Bugs  498 54 10.47 46 95.5 Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  23.8 Upstream State Route 762 9/21/2001 Fish and Bugs  498 53.3 9.95 46 87.5 Full
4 Big Darby Creeke  23.7 Downstream State Route 762 9/19/1984 Fish  498 48 5.46 -  -  Partial
4 Big Darby Creeke  23.6/23.8  State Route 762 8/20/1992 Fish and Bugs  498 56.5 10.48 42 98 Full
 
3 Unnamed Tributary (23.77)f  0.1 Upstream State Route 762 8/7/2001 Fish  1 30 1.14 -  61.5 Non
5 Big Darby Creeke  22.9/22.3  Adjacent Darby Creek Rd. 8/6/1992 Fish and Bugs  505 55 10.25 56 87.5 Full
5 Big Darby Creeke  22.5/22.4  Adjacent Darby Creek Rd. 10/6/1997 Fish and Bugs  505 37 7.27 40 -  Non
5 Big Darby Creeke  22.8/22.5  Adjacent Darby Creek Rd. 9/25/2001 Fish and Bugs  505 53 11.36 56 84.5 Full
 
-  Big Darby Creeke  21.7/21.3  Downstream Snake Island 7/3/1979 Fish and Bugs  508 54 9.8 48 -  Full
-  Big Darby Creeke  21.5 Downstream Snake Island 8/10/1987 Fish  508 54 9.68 -  -  Full
6 (u) (d) Unnamed Tributary 5 (RM 20.20)f  0.8 Darby Creek Rd. 10/20/1994 Fish  4 52 8.77 -  80.5 Full
6 Unnamed Tributary 5 (RM 20.20)f  0.8 Darby Creek Rd. 8/7/2001 Fish and Bugs  4 44 4.73 G  77.5 Full
-  Big Darby Creeke  20.2 Near Unnamed Tributary 5 7/16/1981 Fish  511 42 8.23 -  -  Non
-  Big Darby Creeke  20.2 Near Unnamed Tributary 5 8/10/1987 Fish  511 52 10.52 -  -  Full
-  Big Darby Creeke  20.2 Near Unnamed Tributary 5 9/29/1992 Fish  511 59 10.87 -  98.5 Full
-  Big Darby Creeke  19.8 Near Unnamed Tributary 5 10/18/1979 Fish  512 42 6.73 -  -  Non
 
7 Big Darby Creeke  19.1 Downstream Scioto Darby Rd. 1992 Bugs  512 -  -  48 -  Full
7 Big Darby Creeke  18.7/19.1  Downstream Scioto Darby Rd. 10/1/2001 Fish and Bugs  512.5 52 10.53 E 85 Partial
 
8 Unnamed Tributary 10 (RM 18.41)f  0.1 Downstream Scioto Darby Rd. 8/8/2002 Fish and Bugs  2 42 3.35 F 52.5 Partial
 
9 (d) Grenbriar Creek(RM 16.75)f  2.7 Downstream Scioto Darby Rd. 7/18/2001 Fish and Bugs  4 40 4.93 MG 57 Full
 
10 (u) (d) Grenbriar Creek(RM 16.75)f  1.3/1.1  Darby Creek Rd. 7/18/2001 Fish and Bugs  7.5 46 5.7 P  74.5 Partial
10 Grenbriar Creek(RM 16.75)f  1.3 Darby Creek Rd. 2002 Bugs  7.5 -  -  VG  -  Full
 
11 Big Darby Creeke 15.7/15.8  Adjacent Gulick Rd. 9/5/2002 Fish and Bugs  529 56 10.52 52 88.5 Full
 
12 Georges Run (RM 14.4)f  0.9/0.5  Downstream London Rd. 9/6/2001 Fish  1 46 5.39 MG  61 Full
 
13 Big Darby Creeke  15.1 Downstream Georges Run 2002 Bugs  532 -  -  54 -  Full
 
-  Big Darby Creeke  14 Upstream Unnamed Tributary 22 1979 Fish  533 38 7.7 - - Non
 
14 (u) (d) Big Darby Creeke  13.5 Upstream State Route 316 9/27/1992 Fish and Bugs  534 56 10.38 48 -  Full
14 Big Darby Creeke  13.4 Upstream State Route 316 8/3/1988 Fish and Bugs  534 54 9.81 50 86.5 Full
14 Big Darby Creeke  13.4 Upstream State Route 316 8/10/1990 Fish and Bugs  534 52 9.06 54 91 Full
14 Big Darby Creeke  13.4/13.5  Upstream State Route 316 10/14/1993 Fish and Bugs  534 52 9.92 50 -  Full

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, G=Good, MG=Moderately Good,  F=Fair (non-attainment) and P= Poor(non-attainment)

d. QHEI=Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index

e. Exceptional Warm Water Habitat (EWH)

f. Warm Water Habitat (WWH)   

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