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Little Muncy Creek Watershed Profile

Little Muncy Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Little Muncy Creek flows west into Muncy Creek, before joining the West Branch Susquehanna River at Muncy, PA.  The majority of Little Muncy Creek Watershed is contained within eastern Lycoming County, with headwaters extending into southern Sullivan County.  The monitoring station along Little Muncy Creek is located in the middle portion of the watershed, near Moreland, PA.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 51 square miles

Population (2010): 1,809

Total Stream Length: 109 miles

Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 81.9 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 17 hrs. 32 min.

Little Muncy Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 23

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 2 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 7 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: NPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone