The Swatara Creek Watershed covers parts of Berks, Schuylkill and Lebanon Counties. The creek generally flows northeast to southwest before it empties into the Susquehanna River near Middletown PA.
- Drainage Area (square miles): 343.17
- Total Stream Length (miles): 539.50
- Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 629.10
- Population (2010): 48,257
- Land Use
Description Percentage Water 0.32 Developed Open Space 5.19 Low Urban 3.16 Medium Urban 0.96 High Urban 0.46 Barren 0.58 Deciduous Forest 42.40 Coniferous Forest 0.97 Mixed Forest 6.97 Shrub Scrub 1.20 Grassland Herbaceous 0.70 Pasture/Hay 13.81 Cropland 22.30 Wetlands 0.75
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- Natural Gas Pads 0
- Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 1
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
- Groundwater 208
- Surface Water 4
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