Watershed Profile: East Branch Fishing Creek near Jamison City, PA

Watershed Overview
East Branch Fishing Creek lies entirely within Sullivan County, PA and flows in a westerly direction to its confluence with West Branch Fishing Creek. The monitoring station is located northwest of Jamison City, PA, in State Gameland #13.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 12.55
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 24.6
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 19.7
  • Population (2020): 89
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 24.63
Total 24.63
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Developed Open Space 2.04
    Low Urban 0.01
    Deciduous Forest 58.55
    Coniferous Forest 0.15
    Mixed Forest 30.85
    Shrub Scrub 4.58
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.68
    Pasture/Hay 0.11
    Wetlands 3.04
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 98.29
Shale 1.71
Recent Results
Sample Time 5/17/2024 8:00:00 PM
Temperature  (C) 11.18
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.019
PH 5.77
Turbidity  (NTU+) 1.96
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 10.69
Dissolved Oxygen (last month of readings)
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Temperature (last month of readings)
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 0
  • Natural Gas Water Withdrawals 0
Public Water Supply Withdrawals
  • Groundwater 1
  • 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 23.70