Watershed Profile: Kettle Creek near Oleona, PA


Watershed Overview
The Kettle Creek Watershed lies mostly within Potter and Clinton Counties, PA with a portion of its headwaters located in Tioga County, PA. Kettle Creek flows approximately 46 miles southwest to its confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River near Westport, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 81.25
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 176.00
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 133.70
  • Population (2010): 386
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Exceptional Value 176.01
Total 176.01
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 2.62
    Low Urban 0.05
    Medium Urban 0.01
    Barren 0.04
    Deciduous Forest 68.11
    Coniferous Forest 1.16
    Mixed Forest 18.17
    Shrub Scrub 1.18
    Grassland Herbaceous 1.07
    Pasture/Hay 6.53
    Cropland 0.84
    Wetlands 0.22
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 98.81
Shale 1.19
Map
Historical Station

This is a historical station. Data was collected between 08/07/2012 and 05/23/2019

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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 4
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 3
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 0
Mining/Quarry 1
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 1
Other 0