Aquetong Watershed Creek
PA Code Chapter 93 of Title 25 Environmental Protection
Aquetong Creek is classified as a high quality cold-water fishery (HQ-CWF) per Chapter 93 of Title 25 of the Pennsylvania Code.
This water quality designation offers special protection for proposed development and infrastructure projects, requiring plans that meet anti-degradation criteria. This code became effective on September 11, 1971.
The total length of the perennial portion of Aquetong Creek is approximately 10.75 miles. The stream is approximately 25 feet wide near the New Hope Borough and Solebury Township border. The creek is generally one to two feet deep, but becomes much deeper in the lakes.
Aquetong Creek’s headwaters include two large springs (Aquetong Spring and a large spring at Gateshead Farm) and several other headwater reaches, including Honey Hollow, which is a notable branch of Aquetong Creek.