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Inventory of Watershed Management Projects
What is included in this inventory?
This site contains a database of a number of watershed management projects in Ontario being carried out by Conservation Authorities, municipalities and others. This includes watershed and subwatershed studies, plans and projects of varying size. This watershed management inventory contains information gathered from watershed management practitioners.
A watershed is defined as an entire area, both water and land, that is drained by a watercourse and its tributaries. A subwatershed is an area drained by an individual tributary to the main watercourse.
Where is my watershed?
If there is a project located in your watershed, you may find it using our map.
What are watershed management projects?
Watershed management is a process of managing human activities within our watersheds in order to protect and rehabilitate land and water resources while recognizing the benefits of orderly growth and development.
Watershed management is a process that includes the following steps:
Watershed management will continue to evolve as our experience with the projects increases and as more information becomes available, study methodology improves and as study issues are better defined.
We invite you to use this information
The inventory can be used by community participants and by watershed practitioners to:
• Identify the extent of watershed management in Ontario