Watershed Assessments – California Examples

This list of watershed assessments does not imply endorsement of the listed items as better than others that are not listed. These assessments are all fairly recent and accessible on-line or downloadable here in .pdf format.

Aliso Creek – Watershed Management Plan (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Aptos Creek & Gazos Creek Watershed Assessment & Enhancement Plans (Coastal Watershed Council, Santa Cruz County, 2003)

Arana Gulch Watershed Enhancement Plan Phase 1: Steelhead and Sediment Assessments (Santa Cruz County, California)

Arroyo Seco Watershed Restoration Feasibility Study (North East Trees, Arroyo Seco Foundation, 2002)

Compton Creek Watershed Management Plan (Los Angeles San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council and others, 2005)

Coyote Creek Watershed Integrated Pilot Assessment (EOA Inc., for the Santa Clara Basin WMI, 2003)

Gualala River Watershed Assessment (North Coast Watershed Assessment Program, 2003)

Lake Tahoe Watershed Assessment (USFS, 2000)

Marin County Watershed Management Plan (Marin County Community Development Agency and others, 2004)

Mattole River Watershed Assessment (North Coast Watershed Assessment Program, 2003)

Millerton Area Watershed Assessment (Millerton Area Watershed Coalition, 2003)

Newport Bay/San Diego Creek Watershed Management Study, Orange County, California (US Army Corps of Engineers & Orange County, 2001)

Economic and Conservation Benefits Analysis of Sediment Control Best Management Practices in the Panoche/Silver Creek Watershed (MFG Inc., 2001)

Redwood Creek Watershed Assessment (North Coast Watershed Assessment Program, 2003)

Rose Creek Watershed Assessment, San Diego, California (Rose Creek Watershed Alliance, 2005)

San Juan Creek Watershed Management Study, Orange County, California (US Army Corps of Engineers, 2002)

San Pedro Creek Watershed Assessment and Enhancement Plan (San Pedro Creek Watershed Coalition, 2002)

Santa Clara Basin Watershed Assessment Report (Santa Clara Basin Watershed Management Initiative, 2002-03)

Water Quality Assessment and Modeling of the California Portion of the Truckee River Basin (Desert Research Institute, 2001)

 

Upper Sacramento River Watershed Studies

(here are a few examples, for more information and recent assessments (2005) go to the Western Shasta RCD’s “Watershed Information Model”)

Cottonwood Creek Watershed Assessment (CH2M Hill, 2003)

Cow Creek Watershed Assessment (SHN, Western Shasta RCD and Cow Creek Watershed Management Group, 2001)

Lower Clear Creek Watershed Analysis (Western Shasta Resource Conservation District, 1996)

Upper Clear Creek Watershed Analysis (Tetra Tech, Inc. 1998)

McCloud River and Lower McCloud River Watershed Analysis (Shasta-Trinity National Forest, 1998)