Marsh Creek flows east into Bald Eagle Creek, near Blanchard, Pennsylvania. All of Marsh Creek Watershed lies in Centre County, south of Sproul State Forest. The monitoring station along Marsh Creek is located near the confluence with Bald Eagle Creek at Blanchard, Pennsylvania.
Monitored Drainage Area: 44 square miles
Population (2010): 1,934
Total Stream Length: 86 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 57.6 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 20 hrs. 47 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 1
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 1 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone, Shale