Moores Creek

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Moores Creek is a tributary of the Rivanna River that flows through the City of Charlottesville.

The spelling without the apostrophe is correct. [citation needed]

Fixing impairment

For several years it has been known that Moores Creek in the urban portions of the community is impaired and is contaminated by fecal coliform. [1]

In 2012, the Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District began offering cost-share assistance to help farmers and homeowners in the Moores Creek watershed pay for septic system repairs and conservation programs to help restore water quality. [2]


  1. Web. [ The Fecal Coliform Problem in Moore’s Creek Watershed: Understanding the Sources, Finding the Solutions], Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, April 1999, retrieved February 23, 2012.
  2. Web. Thomas Jefferson Soil and Water Conservation District Offers Cost-Share Assistance to Moore’s Creek Watershed Residents, County of Albemarle, February 14 2012, retrieved February 23, 2012.

External links

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