Sugar Creek flows east until it joins the Susquehanna River north of Towanda, Pennsylvania. The majority of Sugar Creek Watershed is contained within Bradford County, with only a small portion reaching into eastern Tioga County. The monitoring station along Sugar Creek is located in the headwaters, east of Troy, Pennsylvania.
Monitored Drainage Area: 56 square miles
Population (2010): 3,183
Total Stream Length: 85.9 miles
Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:
Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 69.7 cubic feet per second (cfs)
Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 16 hrs. 0 min.
Land Use (2006):
Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 46
Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 2 Frac Water Withdrawals
Public Water Supply: 17 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals
Permitted Discharges and Type (NPDES sites):
Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone