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Choconut Creek Watershed Profile

Choconut Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Choconut Creek’s headwaters begin in Susquehanna County Pennsylvania and flow north into Broome County, New York. Choconut Creek continues to flow north until it joins the Susquehanna River in Vestal, New York.  The monitoring station is located in the middle portion of the watershed, south of Vestal, NY.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 38 square miles

Population (2010): 1,583

Total Stream Length: 71.1 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 58.4 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 10 hrs. 48 min.

Choconut Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

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

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 1 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 16 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (SPDES/NPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary