What is a Watershed?
Know Your Watershed
There are several interactive online tools that offer maps, data, links to watershed communities and other details specific to your watershed. The websites below allow you to locate your watershed by name or geographical region and obtain a variety of valuable information.
Planning, Assessment & Implementation
- Develop a watershed management plan - USEPA offers several Watershed Planning Tools for creating a watershed management plan.
- Assess your watershed - The State of California's California Watershed Assessment Manual outlines different methods for evaluating watershed condition.
- Join a watershed group - The California Watershed Network has contact information for many active watershed groups throughout California. Links to local watershed groups can also be found on our Partners & Resources page.
- Brush up on your lingo - Check out the USGS Water Science Glossary of Terms.
Additional Watershed Information & Resources