Watershed Profile: Sugar Run near Sugar Run, PA

Watershed Overview
The Sugar Run Watershed is located in the southeastern corner of Bradford County, PA. Sugar Run flows east to its confluence with Sugar Run Creek which empties into the Susquehanna River near the town of Sugar Run, PA. The monitoring station is located on State Gameland #172.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 33.46
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 65.2
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 48.5
  • Population (2020): 936
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
Cold Water Fisheries 65.17
Total 65.17
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.71
    Developed Open Space 5.49
    Low Urban 0.50
    Medium Urban 0.29
    High Urban 0.11
    Barren 0.21
    Deciduous Forest 42.74
    Coniferous Forest 2.75
    Mixed Forest 18.23
    Shrub Scrub 0.56
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.49
    Pasture/Hay 22.67
    Cropland 0.78
    Wetlands 4.46
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 100.00
Recent Results
Sample Time 6/23/2024 7:00:00 PM
Temperature  (C) 25.8
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.151
PH 7.61
Turbidity  (NTU+) 5
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 7.16
Dissolved Oxygen (last month of readings)
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Specific Conductivity (last month of readings)
Temperature (last month of readings)
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 23
  • 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 1
Stormwater 0
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 0
Other 0
Stream Impairments
Source Category Miles
Source Unknown Recreational 3.20