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Rensselaer- Washington Street Bridge

About this location:

Located in center of the City of Rensselaer, this section of Mill Creek is near the former Huyck Felt Company, and it is designated as a Class C water body suitable for recreational use. Its drainage basin is approximately 15 square miles. Water quality in Mill Creek ranges from non-impacted to moderately impacted from cumulative effects of impervious surface, urban conditions, stormwater runoff and enrichment from agricultural inputs at sites in the upper reaches.

Agencies Responsible:

Rensselaer County Dept. of Health: 518-270-2626; NYSDEC Region 4: 518-357-2068

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