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   Regional Watershed Assessments   

Most of the following watershed assessments consist of a four-volume report covering the area’s geology, water resources, living resources, socio-economic profile, and environmental quality. Most include a color summary report, and several also provide a historical account of the area’s ecology.

If you wish to order an assessment, please use IDNR's online publication ordering system at http://dnr.state.il.us/publications.

Technical volumes of the various watershed assessments can be found here.

To go to an on-line version of the color summary, click on the highlighted assessment title.

Status as of 6/16/2008
Cache River
Driftless Area
DuPage River
Embarras River
Fox River
Headwaters
Heart of the Sangamon/Upper Sangamon
Illinois Big Rivers
Illinois River Bluffs
Kankakee River
Kaskaskia River
Kinkaid Area Watershed
Kishwaukee River
Lake Calumet Area
Lake Michigan Watershed
LaMoine River
Lower Des Plaines
Lower Rock River
Lower Sangamon River
Mackinaw River
Mississippi Western Five
Prairie Parklands
Sinkhole Plain
Spoon River
Sugar-Pecatonica Rivers
Thorn Creek
Upper Des Plaines River
Upper Rock River
Vermilion (Wabash River Basin)
Vermilion River (Illinois River Basin)

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