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Wappasening Creek Watershed Profile

Wappasening Creek Station

Watershed Overview

Wappasening Creek flows northwest into the Susquehanna River at Nichols, NY.  The watershed is primarily in northeastern Bradford County, PA, and southern Tioga County, NY, with a portion extending into Susquehanna County, PA.  The monitoring station along Wappasening Creek is located in the middle portion of watershed, near Windham Center, PA.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 47 square miles

Population (2010): 1,236

Total Stream Length: 101 miles

Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 61.9 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 14 hrs. 24 min.

Wappasening Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 23

Permitted Natural Gas Water Withdrawals: 1 Frac Water Withdrawals

Public Water Supply: 2 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: NPDES sites

Underlying Geology:  Interbedded Sedimentary