Watershed Profile: Little Muncy Creek near Moreland, PA

Watershed Overview
Little Muncy Creek flows west into Muncy Creek, before joining the West Branch Susquehanna River at Muncy, PA. The majority of Little Muncy Creek Watershed is contained within eastern Lycoming County, PA with headwaters extending into southern Sullivan County, PA. The monitoring station is located in the middle portion of the watershed near Moreland, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 51.03
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 109.3
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 81.9
  • Population (2020): 1,771
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Cold Water Fisheries 109.32
Total 109.32
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.20
    Developed Open Space 6.25
    Low Urban 1.02
    Medium Urban 0.31
    High Urban 0.09
    Barren 0.13
    Deciduous Forest 30.39
    Coniferous Forest 2.86
    Mixed Forest 25.43
    Shrub Scrub 0.73
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.25
    Pasture/Hay 26.63
    Cropland 4.01
    Wetlands 1.71
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 68.26
Shale 31.74
Historical Station

This is a historical station. Data were collected between 08/06/2010 and 05/15/2024.

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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 24
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 6
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 1
Mining/Quarry 0
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 1
Other 2
Stream Impairments
Source Category Miles
Agriculture Aquatic Life 1.80