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West Creek Watershed Profile

West Creek Station

Watershed Overview

The West Creek Watershed lies within Cameron and Elk Counties, PA.  West Creek flows approximately 20 miles east to its confluence with the Driftwood Branch Sinnemahoning Creek. 

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 59.4 square miles

Population (2010): 2,281

Total Stream Length: 123.8 miles

Stream miles impaired and dominant source/cause:

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 108.6 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 26 hrs. 30 min.

West Creek Watershed Map

Land Use (2006):

Natural Gas Drilling Pads (as tracked by SRBC): 2

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: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone