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Hicks Run Watershed Profile

Hicks Run Station

Watershed Overview

The Hicks Run Watershed lies mostly within Cameron County, PA, with portions of it in Elk County, PA.  Hicks Run flows approximately 10.5 miles southeast to its confluence with the Bennett Branch Sinnemahoning Creek.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 34.1 square miles

Population (2010): 318

Total Stream Length: 64.5 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 58.1 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 17 hrs. 35 min.

Hicks Run Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 3

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