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Canacadea Creek Watershed Profile

Canacadea Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Canacadea Creek flows north and east before joining the Canisteo River at Hornell, NY.  The contributing watershed is primarily in eastern Allegany County, with a portion extending into western Steuben County.  The monitoring station on Canacadea Creek is located in the mid-reaches of the watershed, near Almond, NY.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 51 square miles

Population (2010): 3,177

Total Stream Length: 91.2 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 66.2 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 9 hrs. 9 min.

Canacadea 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: 11 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: SPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Shale, Sandstone