Meshoppen Creek flows southwest into the North Branch Susquehanna River at Meshoppen, PA. All of Meshoppen Creek Watershed is contained within southern Susquehanna and northern Wyoming Counties. The monitoring station along Meshoppen Creek is located east of the confluence with the Susquehanna River, near Kaiserville, PA.
Monitored Drainage Area: 52 square miles
Population (2010): 3,070
Total Stream Length: 97.2 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause: 0 miles impaired
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 75.5 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 32 hrs. 40 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 66
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 4 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 9 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary