Watershed Profile: Driftwood Branch Sinnemahoning Creek


Watershed Overview
The Driftwood Branch Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed lies mostly within Cameron County, PA with portions in McKean and Elk Counties, PA. The monitoring station is located near Lockwood, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 83.08
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 178.20
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 139.50
  • Population (2010): 1,236
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Exceptional Value 49.62
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 121.12
Trout Stocked Fisheries 7.43
Total 178.17
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 1.82
    Low Urban 0.08
    Medium Urban 0.05
    High Urban 0.05
    Barren 0.03
    Deciduous Forest 64.33
    Coniferous Forest 1.94
    Mixed Forest 16.94
    Shrub Scrub 11.59
    Grassland Herbaceous 1.38
    Pasture/Hay 0.90
    Cropland 0.03
    Wetlands 0.84
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 99.40
Shale 0.60
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Recent Results
Sample Time 11/26/2020 4:00:00 PM
Temperature  (C) 7.04
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.066
PH 17.48
Turbidity  (NTU+) 7.41
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 11.92
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 11
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 1
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 0
  • 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 0