The East Branch Wyalusing Creek watershed lies entirely within Susquehanna County, PA. East Branch Wyalusing Creek flows westerly to its confluence with the Middle Branch near the town of Lawton, PA. The monitoring station is located approximately a quarter mile upstream of the confluence.
Monitored Drainage Area: 69.3 square miles
Population (2010): 4,413
Total Stream Length: 137.6 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause: 4.3 miles impaired by municipal point source
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 100.8 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 20 hrs. 14 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 40
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 1 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 19 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary