Upper Wheeling Creek Watershed Association


Attend a ChCWA Meeting

7 PM 2nd Wednesday of the month

Washington County Conservation District

50 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Suite 1

Washington, PA 15301

Chartiers Creek Watershed at a Glance

Chartiers Creek is the heart of Washington County and it's many tributaries are its veins.  Like many American hearts today, Chartiers Creek suffers from many impairments (ailments) from past decades of abuse; however, hopes remain high for the future of Chartiers Creek. 

Upper Chartiers Creek Stats

Watershed Area: 139 Sq. Miles
Mainstem Chartiers Creek Length. 38.5 Miles

Total Length of Streams (with Tributaries): 282 Miles

Primary Concerns: Sprawling Developent, Agricultural Runoff, Acid Mine Drainage, Industrial Contamination, Wastewater.

Find more detailed information about ChWA in the Library

ChCWA Projects

The Chartiers Creek Watershed Alliance hosts and participated in a variety of projects throughout the year. Some of the primary projects ChCWA members are currently working on are:

Find out how to participate!

Check out our latest projects!

See how we're implementing long term strategic planning!

See how long-term efforts pay off!

Help Monitor, Restore, and Protect Chartiers Creek


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Contact Chartiers Creek Watershed Association
M-F 8 AM - 4:30 PM

50 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Suite 1  
​Washington, PA 15301

T: 724-705-7098 (Ask for Jennifer Dann)

E: chartierscreekwa@pawccd.org

President Josh Dunkle

E: joshua.dunkle@gmail.com

Secretary Carrilee Hemington


Treasurer Virginia McAnulty



The Washington County Watershed Alliance (WCWA) is a nonprofit organization founded to enhance and coordinate conservation efforts throughout the County and to support the activities of individual watershed associations. 

WCWA Mission: Through a watershed based approach, will: provide a collaborative framework to support the efforts of all local watershed associations; encourage responsible utilization of air, land and water resources; to support sound agricultural activities, encourage sustainable land use, and the protection and preservation of agricultural lands; and promote the protection, preservation and enhancement of the county’s natural resources, biodiversity and ecological health for the benefit of current and future generations.


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M-F 8 AM - 4:30 PM

50 Old Hickory Ridge Road, Suite 1  
​Washington, PA 15301

T: 724-705-7098

(Ask for Jennifer Dann)

E: info@wcwalliance.org

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