What is a watershed?
A watershed is the area of land that catches rain and snow and drains or seeps that precipitate into a marsh, stream, river, lake or groundwater. You're sitting in a watershed now! Homes, farms, ranches, forests, small towns, big cities counties and more can make up watersheds. Watersheds may extend cross county, state, and even international borders. Watersheds come in all shapes and sizes. Some watersheds a very large and are millions of square miles while others are just a few acres.14-Digit Hydrologic Unit Codes (HUC) That Make Up

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1. What is a watershed?
2. What is a stormwater drainage system?
3. How can stormwater be a problem?
4. What are the fish painted on my storm drain?
5. Whom should I contact for assistance with a drainage concern?
6. What is being done to protect local water quality?