Watershed Profile: Meshoppen Creek near Kaiserville, PA


Watershed Overview
Meshoppen Creek flows southwest into the Susquehanna River at Meshoppen, PA. All of Meshoppen Creek Watershed is contained within southern Susquehanna and northern Wyoming Counties, PA. The monitoring station is located upstream of the confluence with the Susquehanna River near Kaiserville, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 51.79
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 100.00
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 75.50
  • Population (2010): 3,070
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Cold Water Fisheries 99.99
Total 99.99
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 5.67
    Low Urban 0.48
    Medium Urban 0.26
    High Urban 0.19
    Barren 0.20
    Deciduous Forest 33.62
    Coniferous Forest 2.06
    Mixed Forest 14.89
    Shrub Scrub 0.47
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.85
    Pasture/Hay 35.86
    Cropland 0.64
    Wetlands 3.89
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 100.00
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Inactive Station
The station is active but not currently transmitting data. Please contact SRBC for more information.
Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 76
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 4
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 9
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 0
Mining/Quarry 9
Stormwater 2
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 0
Other 1