Watershed Profile: Baldwin Creek near Lowman, NY

Watershed Overview
Baldwin Creek flows south into the Chemung River near Lowman, NY. All of Baldwin Creek Watershed is contained within central Chemung County, NY. The monitoring station is located near the confluence with the Chemung River at Lowman, NY.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 35.38
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 64.90
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 41.90
  • Population (2010): 1,552
Stream Classifications (New York)
Classification Use Miles
Class B Contact Recreation (Not Drinking Water Source) 0.81
Class C Support Fisheries (Non-Contact) 62.26
Class C (T) Support Fisheries, Non-Contact With Trout Population 1.79
Total 64.86
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 4.39
    Low Urban 0.53
    Medium Urban 0.03
    High Urban 0.04
    Barren 0.51
    Deciduous Forest 41.79
    Coniferous Forest 2.81
    Mixed Forest 23.15
    Shrub Scrub 0.83
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.25
    Pasture/Hay 23.97
    Cropland 0.43
    Wetlands 1.18
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Shale 100.00
Recent Results
Sample Time 9/28/2021 12:15:00 AM
Temperature  (C) 16.63
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.153
PH 7.41
Turbidity  (NTU+) 4.54
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 9.03
Dissolved Oxygen (last month of readings)
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 0
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 8
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 0
Mining/Quarry 0
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 0
Other 1