Watershed Profile: Sangerfield River near Poolville, NY

Watershed Overview
The Sangerfield River headwaters begin in southwestern Oneida County, NY at the northern edge of the Susquehanna River Basin. The Sangerfield River then flows southwest through Madison County, NY until joining the Chenango River south of Earlville in northern Chenango County, NY. The monitoring station is located in the middle portion of the watershed near Poolville, NY.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 52.49
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 101.4
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 87.3
  • Population (2020): 3,373
Stream Classifications (New York)
Classification Use Miles
Class B Contact Recreation (Not Drinking Water Source) 0.17
Class C Support Fisheries (Non-Contact) 48.55
Class C (T) Support Fisheries, Non-Contact With Trout Population 52.69
Total 101.41
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.28
    Developed Open Space 4.60
    Low Urban 0.83
    Medium Urban 0.37
    High Urban 0.09
    Barren 0.02
    Deciduous Forest 32.58
    Coniferous Forest 3.70
    Mixed Forest 6.49
    Shrub Scrub 0.84
    Grassland Herbaceous 1.08
    Pasture/Hay 22.16
    Cropland 11.19
    Wetlands 15.77
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Limestone 0.05
Shale 99.86
Recent Results
Sample Time 5/18/2024 3:00:00 AM
Temperature  (C) 16.58
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.328
PH 7.95
Turbidity  (NTU+) 6.89
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 7.93
Dissolved Oxygen (last month of readings)
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 0
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 11
  • 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 3