Watershed Profile: Wappasening Creek near Windham Center, PA

Watershed Overview
Wappasening Creek flows northwest into the Susquehanna River at Nichols, NY. The watershed is primarily in northeastern Bradford County, PA and southern Tioga County, NY with a portion extending into Susquehanna County, PA. The monitoring station was located in the middle portion of watershed near Windham Center, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 47.14
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 102.1
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 61.9
  • Population (2020): 1,249
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Cold Water Fisheries 100.29
Total 100.29
Stream Classifications (New York)
Classification Use Miles
Class C Support Fisheries (Non-Contact) 1.81
Total 1.81
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.64
    Developed Open Space 4.38
    Low Urban 0.33
    Medium Urban 0.16
    High Urban 0.10
    Barren 0.12
    Deciduous Forest 41.59
    Coniferous Forest 2.88
    Mixed Forest 20.41
    Shrub Scrub 0.30
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.28
    Pasture/Hay 25.67
    Cropland 1.07
    Wetlands 2.06
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 3.84
Shale 96.16
Historical Station

This is a historical station. Data were collected between 06/02/2010 and 01/30/2017.

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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 15
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 1
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 1
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 1
Mining/Quarry 4
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 0
Other 0
Stream Impairments
Source Category Miles
Animal Feeding Operations Aquatic Life 1.80
Source Unknown Recreational 26.90