Watershed Profile: Blockhouse Creek near English Center, PA


Watershed Overview
Blockhouse Creek begins in southern Tioga County, PA and flows south into central Lycoming County, PA where it joins Little Pine Creek north of English Center, PA. The monitoring station is located north of English Center, PA, near the confluence with Little Pine Creek.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 37.83
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 69.10
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 50.00
  • Population (2010): 433
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Cold Water Fisheries 61.44
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 7.62
Total 69.06
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 3.92
    Low Urban 0.92
    Medium Urban 0.31
    High Urban 0.08
    Barren 0.07
    Deciduous Forest 43.11
    Coniferous Forest 1.71
    Mixed Forest 26.79
    Shrub Scrub 2.41
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.62
    Pasture/Hay 19.06
    Cropland 0.41
    Wetlands 0.54
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 100.00
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Recent Results
Sample Time 12/5/2020 4:00:00 PM
Temperature  (C) 5.23
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.106
PH 7.67
Turbidity  (NTU+) 2.91
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 12.56
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 13
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 7
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 1
Mining/Quarry 0
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 2
Other 2