Pine Creek begins in northeastern Potter County, PA and flows southeast through three counties to its confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River near the town of Jersey Shore, PA. The monitoring station on Pine Creek is located in Tioga State Forest approximately eight miles upstream of Blackwell, PA.
Monitored Drainage Area: 385 square miles
Population (2010): 10,183
Total Stream Length: 684.9 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 545.8 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 44 hrs. 7 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 81
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 3 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 54 Groundwater Withdrawals and 5 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Sandstone, Interbedded Sedimentary