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Blockhouse Creek Watershed Profile

Blockhouse Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Blockhouse Creek begins in southern Tioga County and flows south into central Lycoming County where it joins Little Pine Creek north of English Center, PA.  The monitoring station along Blockhouse Creek is located north of English Center, PA, near the confluence with Little Pine Creek.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 38 square miles

Population (2010): 433

Total Stream Length: 68 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 50 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 20 hrs. 51 min.

Blockhouse Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 10

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 6 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone