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Starrucca Creek Watershed Profile

Starrucca Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Starrucca Creek flows north along the Susquehanna / Wayne County line and joins the Susquehanna River north of Lanesboro, PA.  All of Starrucca Creek Watershed is contained within western Wayne and eastern Susquehanna counties.  The monitoring station along Starrucca Creek is located in the lower portion of the watershed, near Stevens Point, PA.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 52 square miles

Population (2010): 1,191

Total Stream Length: 102 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 102.6 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 17 hrs. 38 min.

Starrucca Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 1

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 0 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 5 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):

Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary