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Young Womans Creek Watershed Profile

Young Womans Creek Station

Watershed Overview

The Young Womans Creek Watershed¬†lies in the corners of three counties (Potter, Lycoming, and Clinton) and flows south to it’s confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River near the town of North Bend. The monitoring station is located on the Right Hand Branch of Young Womans Creek in Sproul State Forest.

Drainage Characteristics

Monitored Drainage Area: 41 square miles

Population (2010): 197

Total Stream Length: 62.5 miles

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

Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD): 67.3 cubic feet per second (cfs)

Maximum Flow Time from Headwaters: 14 hrs. 45 min.

Young Womans 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: 1 Groundwater Withdrawals and 0 Surface Water Withdrawals

Permitted Discharges and Type: NPDES sites

Underlying Geology: Interbedded Sedimentary, Sandstone