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Kettle Creek Watershed Profile

Kettle Creek Station

Watershed Overview

The Kettle Creek Watershed lies mostly within Potter and Clinton Counties with a portion of its headwaters located in Tioga County, PA. Kettle Creek flows approximately 46 miles southwest to its confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River near Westport, PA.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 81.2 square miles

Population (2010): 386

Total Stream Length: 172 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 133.7 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 23 hrs. 58 min.

Kettle Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 6

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: Sandstone, Interbedded Sedimentary