Watershed Profile: Trout Run near Shawville, PA

Watershed Overview
Trout Run flows south into the West Branch Susquehanna River at Shawville, PA. All of Trout Run Watershed is contained within northern Clearfield County, PA with headwaters extending into Moshannon State Forest. The monitoring station is located north of Shawville, PA near the confluence with the West Branch Susquehanna River.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 32.74
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 52.6
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 54.4
  • Population (2020): 421
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 52.59
Total 52.59
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.02
    Developed Open Space 2.37
    Low Urban 0.18
    Medium Urban 0.16
    High Urban 0.03
    Barren 0.01
    Deciduous Forest 67.01
    Coniferous Forest 5.59
    Mixed Forest 20.35
    Shrub Scrub 0.78
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.40
    Pasture/Hay 1.48
    Wetlands 1.62
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 100.00
Recent Results
Sample Time 6/23/2024 7:00:00 PM
Temperature  (C) 21.99
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.062
PH 6.71
Turbidity  (NTU+) 1.4
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 8.14
Dissolved Oxygen (last month of readings)
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 17
  • 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
Stream Impairments
Source Category Miles
Acid Mine Drainage Aquatic Life 1.50