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Waverly High School Salt Creek Watershed Study

CASDE Aerial Photographs of Salt Creek Study Sites

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wilderness_cut2_sm.jpg (26266 bytes) Wilderness Park Study Site. Salt Creek unchannelized at this time.
oaklake_cut_sm.jpg (27025 bytes) Oak Lake Study Site. Salt Creek is channelized in this area. This study site is before the cities sewage treatment center.
supersaver_cut_sm.jpg (29206 bytes) 27th and Cornhusker (Super Saver) Study Site. Salt Creek is channelized in this area. The study site is down flow from the cities sewage treatment facility. The cities treated sewage drainage can be easily seen dumping into the Salt Creek.
77_cut_sm.jpg (20951 bytes) Highway 77 near Interstate I-80 intersection. Salt Creek is channelized in this area. Old creek beds can be seen on the right side of this image.
channel_sm.jpg (29081 bytes) Salt Creek a few miles west of Ashland. Ashland Country Club can be seen in the lower right corner of the image. Severe channeling is occurring in this area. Old river scars can be seen all over this image.
ashland_cut_sm.jpg (25810 bytes) Ashland Study Site. Salt Creek is channelized in this area. The creek is seen dumping into the Platte River. The study site is just south of Highway 6 where the big sand bar can be seen. This site will contain contaminants from the watershed that have built up throughout the creek's travels through Lincoln, Waverly, Ashland, and then dumping into the Platte River.