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Nanticoke Creek Watershed Profile

Nanticoke Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Nanticoke Creek flows south and joins the Susquehanna River south of West Corners, NY.  Most of the contributing watershed is contained within northern Broome County.  The monitoring station along Nanticoke Creek is located in the mid-reaches of the watershed, near Maine, NY.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 48 square miles

Population (2010): 3,208

Total Stream Length: 95.1 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 62.4 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 18 hrs. 32 min.

Nanticoke 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: 20 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (SPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Shale