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.
Monitored Drainage Area: 38 square miles
Population (2010): 1,583
Total Stream Length: 71.1 miles
58 miles are designated as Warm Water Fisheries (PA)
11.4 miles are designated as Class C Stream (NY)
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.
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