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Tuscarora Creek Watershed Profile

Tuscarora Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Tuscarora Creek flows east and joins the Canisteo River near Addison, NY.  The entire Tuscarora Creek Watershed is contained within southern Steuben County.  The monitoring station along Tuscarora Creek is located in the headwaters east of Woodhull, NY.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 53 square miles

Population (2010): 1,463

Total Stream Length: 69.3 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 58.1 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 14 hrs. 47 min.

Tuscarora 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: 5 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: SPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Shale