Watershed Profile: Pleasant Stream near Marsh Hill, PA

Watershed Overview
Pleasant Stream begins on the northwest edge of Sullivan County, PA and flows southwest into Lycoming Creek at Marsh Hill, PA. The majority of the watershed is contained within Lycoming County, PA. The monitoring station is located in the mid-reaches of the watershed northeast of Marsh Hill, PA.
Drainage Characteristics
  • Drainage Area (square miles): 20.45
  • Total Stream Length (miles): 38.8
  • Average Annual Flow at Station (NHD) (cfs): 32.5
  • Population (2020): 193
Stream Classifications (Pennsylvania)
Designation Miles
High-Quality Cold Water Fisheries 38.81
Total 38.81
  • Land Use
  • Description Percentage
    Water 0.01
    Developed Open Space 2.17
    Low Urban 0.03
    Medium Urban 0.02
    Barren 0.15
    Deciduous Forest 80.46
    Coniferous Forest 0.47
    Mixed Forest 7.19
    Shrub Scrub 6.72
    Grassland Herbaceous 0.25
    Pasture/Hay 1.90
    Wetlands 0.62
Underlying Geology
Rock Type Percentage
Sandstone 100.00
Recent Results
Sample Time 6/13/2024 12:00:00 AM
Temperature  (C) 14.14
Specific Conductivity  (mS/cm) 0.038
PH 6.69
Turbidity  (NTU+) 2.07
Dissolved Oxygen  (mg/L) 10.08
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Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Pads 1
  • 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 1
Wastewater Treatment Plant/Sewage Treatment Plant 0
Other 0