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Upper Pine Creek Watershed Profile

Upper Pine Creek Station

Watershed Overview

The upper portion of the Pine Creek Watershed lies entirely within Potter County, PA.  The monitoring station along upper Pine Creek is located approximately two miles northwest of the town of Telescope in Susquehannock State Forest.  The monitoring station is approximately one-quarter mile upstream of the confluence with Ninemile Run.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 18.6 square miles

Population (2010): 172

Total Stream Length: 35.8 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 26.1 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 9 hrs. 33 min.

Upper Pine 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: 0 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: NPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Sandstone