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Apalachin Creek Watershed Profile

Apalachin Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Apalachin Creek begins in the northwest corner of Susquehanna County, PA and flows north into the Susquehanna River at Apalachin, NY.  The majority of the watershed is contained within northwestern Susquehanna County, PA and southeastern Tioga County, NY.  The monitoring station along Apalachin Creek is located near the confluence with the Susquehanna River at Apalachin, NY.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 43 square miles

Population (2010): 3,793

Total Stream Length: 78.4 miles

Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause: 0 miles impaired

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 57.8 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 17 hrs. 37 min.

Apalachin Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 0

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 4 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (SPDES/NPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Shale, Sandstone