Watershed Profile: Sugar Creek near Troy, PA


Watershed Overview
Sugar Creek flows east until it joins the Susquehanna River north of Towanda, PA. The majority of Sugar Creek Watershed is contained within Bradford County, PA with only a small portion reaching into eastern Tioga County, PA. The monitoring station was located in the headwaters east of Troy, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 56.19
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 85.90
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 69.70
  • Population (2010): 3,183
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Trout Stocked Fisheries 85.90
Total 85.90
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 4.86
    Low Urban 1.02
    Medium Urban 0.39
    High Urban 0.15
    Barren 0.23
    Deciduous Forest 31.99
    Coniferous Forest 0.73
    Mixed Forest 10.18
    Shrub Scrub 0.63
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.14
    Pasture/Hay 45.80
    Cropland 2.37
    Wetlands 1.32
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 71.90
Shale 28.10
Map
Historical Station

This is a historical station. Data was collected between 04/27/2010 and 05/30/2018

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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 44
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 2
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 19
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 0
Mining/Quarry 0
Stormwater 4
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 1
Other 5
Stream Impairments
Source Category Miles
Agriculture Aquatic Life 10.80
Highway/Road/Bridge Runoff Aquatic Life 4.60