Watershed Profile: Pine Creek near Telescope, PA


Watershed Overview
The upper portion of the Pine Creek Watershed lies entirely within Potter County, PA. The monitoring station is located approximately two miles northwest of the town of Telescope, PA in Susquehannock State Forest just downstream of the confluence with Ninemile Run.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 35.63
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 69.50
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 26.10
  • Population (2010): 418
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 69.52
Total 69.52
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.32
    Developed Open Space 2.45
    Low Urban 0.17
    Medium Urban 0.04
    High Urban 0.01
    Barren 0.09
    Deciduous Forest 70.75
    Coniferous Forest 0.60
    Mixed Forest 11.30
    Shrub Scrub 3.39
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.48
    Pasture/Hay 8.36
    Cropland 1.87
    Wetlands 0.42
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 99.80
Shale 0.20
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Recent Results
Sample Time 10/24/2021 1:15:00 AM
Temperature  (C) 9.29
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.083
PH 7.05
Turbidity  (NTU+) 0.41
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 10.44
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 1
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 4
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 0
Mining/Quarry 0
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 1
Other 0