Watershed Profile: Baker Run near Glen Union, PA

Watershed Overview
Baker Run lies entirely within Clinton County, PA and flows east to its confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River downstream of the town of Hyner, PA. The monitoring station is located approximately one-half mile upstream of the confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna in Sproul State Forest.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 35.21
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 54.9
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 58.0
  • Population (2020): 295
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 54.88
Total 54.88
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Developed Open Space 3.56
    Low Urban 0.03
    Medium Urban 0.03
    High Urban 0.03
    Barren 0.01
    Deciduous Forest 58.98
    Coniferous Forest 1.67
    Mixed Forest 34.40
    Shrub Scrub 0.33
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.27
    Pasture/Hay 0.24
    Wetlands 0.45
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 65.35
Shale 34.65
Recent Results
Sample Time 3/23/2023 12:00:00 PM
Temperature  (C) 6.62
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.021
PH 6.35
Turbidity  (NTU+) 3.06
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 12.15
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 7
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
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