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.
Monitored Drainage Area: 18.6 square miles
Population (2010): 172
Total Stream Length: 35.8 miles
35.8 miles are designated as High Quality Cold Water Fisheries
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.
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