Kitchen Creek begins in Ricketts Glen State Park and flows south into Huntington Creek a few miles north of Huntington Mills, PA. The majority of Kitchen Creek Watershed is contained within northwestern Luzerne County, with portions of the headwaters extending into eastern Sullivan County. The monitoring station along Kitchen Creek is located north of Huntington Mills, PA, near the confluence with Huntington Creek.
Monitored Drainage Area: 20.1 square miles
Population (2010): 517
Total Stream Length: 40.9 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 33.6 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 16 hrs. 1 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 0
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 9 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone