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Marsh Creek Watershed Profile

Marsh Creek Tioga Station

Watershed Overview

Marsh Creek begins in the borough of Wellsboro in Tioga County, PA and flows north and then west to its confluence with Pine Creek east of the town of Ansonia Station.  The entire Marsh Creek Watershed is located within Tioga County, PA. The monitoring station at Marsh Creek is located on state forest land approximately two miles upstream of the mouth.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 78 square miles

Population (2010): 5,553

Total Stream Length: 112.2 miles

Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 110.4 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 29 hrs. 40 min.

Marsh Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 32

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 1 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 9 Groundwater Withdrawals and 3 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Sandstone, Interbedded Sedimentary