Watershed Profile: Choconut Creek near Vestal Center, NY

Watershed Overview
The headwaters of Choconut Creek begin in Susquehanna County, PA and flow north into Broome County, NY. Choconut Creek continues to flow north until it joins the Susquehanna River in Vestal, NY. The monitoring station is located in the middle portion of the watershed, south of Vestal, NY.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 38.03
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 71.0
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 58.4
  • Population (2020): 1,520
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Warm Water Fisheries 59.67
Total 59.67
Stream Classifications (New York)
Classification Use Miles
Class C Support Fisheries (Non-Contact) 11.37
Total 11.37
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.65
    Developed Open Space 4.39
    Low Urban 0.58
    Medium Urban 0.21
    High Urban 0.07
    Barren 0.25
    Deciduous Forest 44.46
    Coniferous Forest 3.05
    Mixed Forest 27.21
    Shrub Scrub 0.50
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.34
    Pasture/Hay 16.99
    Cropland 0.10
    Wetlands 1.21
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 46.01
Shale 53.99
Historical Station

This is a historical station. Data were collected between 01/27/2010 and 06/06/2022.

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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 7
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 1
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 16
  • Surface Water 0
NPDES Discharges
Description Count
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation 0
Mining/Quarry 2
Stormwater 1
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 0
Other 0
Stream Impairments
Source Category Miles
Source Unknown Recreational 28.30