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.
Monitored Drainage Area: 59.4 square miles
Population (2010): 2,281
Total Stream Length: 123.8 miles
123.8 miles are designated as High Quality Cold Water Fisheries
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.
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