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Little Buffalo Creek Watershed Profile

Little Buffalo Creek Station

Watershed Overview

The Little Buffalo Creek Watershed is entirely in Perry County, PA. The creek flows west to east before it flows into the Juniata River near Newport, PA. The monitoring station is near the creek’s confluence with the Juniata River.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 19.99 square miles

Population (2010): 2,087

Total Stream Length: 32.2 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 26.17 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 15 hrs. 30 min.

Little Buffalo Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 0

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 6 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: 4 NPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Limestone, Shale