Harford County Streams
Streams are important sources of drinking water, irrigation for crops, they play a big role in local economies through recreational opportunities, and they support wildlife habitats. There are three main classifications of streams:
1. Perennial - a stream that has water flowing in it year-round
2. Intermittent - a stream that has water flowing in it during certain times of the year
3. Ephemeral - a steam that only has water flowing in it for short times throughout the year, after precipitation events
Harford County has many of each classification of stream, all of which impact the environment we live in!