Elk Run begins in the mountains of Tioga State Forest and flows north into Pine Creek at Waltrous, PA. The majority of Elk Run Watershed lies in western Tioga County, with portions extending into eastern Potter County. The monitoring station along Elk Run is located near the confluence with Pine Creek at Waltrous, PA.
Monitored Drainage Area: 21 square miles
Population (2010): 134
Total Stream Length: 36.7 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause: 0 miles impaired
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 33.4 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 9 hrs. 28 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 20
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 2 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone