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Cherry Valley Creek Watershed Profile

Cherry Valley Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Cherry Valley Creek flows southwest and joins the Susquehanna River headwaters east of Milford, NY.  All of Cherry Valley Creek Watershed is contained within northeastern Otsego County, in the northeastern corner of the Susquehanna River Basin.  The monitoring station along Cherry Valley Creek is located in the headwaters, northeast of Middlefield, NY.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 51 square miles

Population (2010): 1,261

Total Stream Length: 103.8 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 98.6 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 19 hrs. 31 min.

Cherry Valley 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: 12 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: SPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Shale, Limestone