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Baker Run Watershed Profile

Baker Run Station

Watershed Overview

The Baker Run Watershed lies entirely within Clinton County, PA.  Baker Run flows east to its confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna approximately 7.5 miles downstream of the town of Hyner, PA. The monitoring station along Baker Run is located approximately one-half mile southwest of the confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna in Sproul State Forest.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 35 square miles

Population (2010): 259

Total Stream Length: 54.6 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 58 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 13 hrs. 15 min.

Baker Run Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 9

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals

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

Permitted Discharges and Type: NPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Sandstone