Watershed Profile: Tioga River near Fall Brook, PA

Watershed Overview
The Tioga River headwaters begin west of Troy, PA and it flows west through Tioga State Forest to Blossburg, PA before turning north. The river continues north through Mansfield, PA and into Steuben County, NY where it joins the Chemung River east of Corning, NY. The entire Tioga River watershed extends from western Bradford County, PA through Tioga County, PA and into Steuben County, NY. The monitoring station is located in the headwaters northeast of Fall Brook, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 13.50
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 24.4
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 18.8
  • Population (2020): 384
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Cold Water Fisheries 24.42
Total 24.42
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.64
    Developed Open Space 4.63
    Low Urban 0.25
    Medium Urban 0.15
    High Urban 0.09
    Barren 0.01
    Deciduous Forest 61.67
    Coniferous Forest 2.20
    Mixed Forest 16.83
    Shrub Scrub 4.35
    Grassland Herbaceous 1.23
    Pasture/Hay 3.80
    Cropland 0.26
    Wetlands 3.88
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 100.00
Inactive Station
The station is active but not currently transmitting data. Please contact SRBC for more information.
Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 5
  • 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
Atmospheric Deposition Aquatic Life 4.20