Upper Big Walnut Creek Water Quality Partnership
Watershed(s): Big Walnut Creek
Counties in Coverage Area: Delaware, Licking, Knox, Morrow
Contact Name: Kristopher Bruestle
Job Title: Watershed Coordinator
Affiliation: Delaware Soil and Water Conservation District
557-A Sunbury Rd.
Delaware, OH 43015
Phone: (740) 368-1921
Fax: (740) 369-8321
This partnership is an all-volunteer�consortium of farmers, landowners, businesses, government agencies, and natural resource professionals.� It was established in 1996 largely in response to water quality problems that impacted the integrity of the Big Walnut as a drinking water resource for the City of Columbus.��The�goal�of the partnership is to improve the water quality�of the Upper Big Walnut Creek and tributaries through�effective conservation practices while sustaining profitable agriculture within the watershed.� The group meets the first�Thursday of each month (except in May and October) at 9:00a.m. at the Delaware Soil�& Water Conservation District which is located at 557-A Sunbury Rd. in Delaware.