SRBC Remote Water Quality Monitoring Network
Real-Time Data and Maps Data Reports Overview Objectives SRBC Home

Loyalsock Creek Watershed Profile

Loyalsock Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Loyalsock Creek flows southwest into the West Branch Susquehanna River near Montoursville, PA.  The entire Loyalsock Creek Watershed spans from western Wyoming County and the northeastern corner of Sullivan County to central Lycoming County, where it joins the West Branch Susquehanna River.  The monitoring station along Loyalsock Creek is located in the headwaters, east of Ringdale, PA. 

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 27 square miles

Population (2010): 329

Total Stream Length: 55 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 44.6 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 12 hrs. 7 min.

Loyalsock 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: 0 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone