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East Branch Fishing Creek Watershed Profile

East Branch Fishing Creek Station

Watershed Overview

The East Branch Fishing Creek Watershed lies entirely within Sullivan County, PA and flows in a westerly direction to its confluence with the West Branch Fishing Creek. The monitoring station along East Branch Fishing Creek is located northwest of Jamison City, PA, in State Gamelands #13.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 12.6 square miles

Population (2010): 100

Total Stream Length: 23.7 miles

Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause: 7

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 19.7 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 7 hrs. 38 min.

East Branch Fishing 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: 0 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: NPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Sandstone, Interbedded Sedimentary