Catatonk Creek headwaters begin in Danby State Forest and flow south to Spencer, NY, before turning east. Catatonk Creek continues east until turning south near Candor, NY and joins Owego Creek north of Owego, NY. The entire Catatonk Creek Watershed extends through southern Tompkins and western Tioga Counties. The monitoring station along Catatonk Creek is located in the headwaters, near Spencer, NY.
Monitored Drainage Area: 30 square miles
Population (2010): 2,145
Total Stream Length: 61.7 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause: 0 miles impaired
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 42.5 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 15 hrs. 59 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 0
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 8 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (SPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Shale, Sandstone