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Snake Creek Watershed Profile

Snake Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Snake Creek’s headwaters begin in Susquehanna County, PA, and flow north into Broome County, NY.  Snake Creek continues to flow north until it joins the Susquehanna River south of Conklin, NY.  The monitoring station along Snake Creek is located in the middle portion of the watershed, near Lawsville Center, PA.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 45 square miles

Population (2010): 2,273

Total Stream Length: 92.3 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 75 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 10 hrs. 0 min.

Snake Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 21

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 6 Groundwater Withdrawals and 1 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary