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.
Monitored Drainage Area: 78 square miles
Population (2010): 5,553
Total Stream Length: 112.2 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:
14.8 miles impaired from highway, road, and urban runoff
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 110.4 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 29 hrs. 40 min.
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