raging floodwaters on Chartiers Creek
Surf's up as floodwaters come pouring over the spillway between Bridgeville and Heidelberg.
floodwaters slam against Route 50 bridge in Heidelburg
Mayview Road almost inundated
Creek level comes up to old, recently demolished Turner Bridge in Idlewood
Low-lying bridges were inundated during hurricane Ivan and trapped the debris floating down the creek.  
debris piles up on railroad bridge
The creek banks were also littered with downed trees and man-made debris, spurring clean-up efforts and flood control authority involvement..
live trees flattened by the flood survive to form cooling fish habitat and support mayfly larvae, food for fish
junk lines the creek after Ivan, like this Royal Flush Port-o-Potty