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Bluff Creek

swd-bluffcreek_lrg.jpgThe Bluff Creek Subwatershed is a 6-square-mile subsection of the Riley Purgatory Bluff Creek Watershed District that drains to Bluff Creek.


Length 6.8 miles
Elevation Change 232 ft
Watershed size 5.8 sq miles
# of cities in watershed 2
# of lake connected 0
# of monitoring sites 5
# of parks 3
Impairment listing Turbidity, Fish
Common fish Brook Stickleback, Northern Fathead Minnow
Invasive species Reed Canary Grass, Buckthorn


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