Ashtabula River, Chagrin River and Lake Erie Tributaries Watersheds
The Ashtabula River, Chagrin River and Lake Erie tributaries
watersheds are located in northeastern Ohio. They drain a total of 625
square miles and flow through all or part of five counties. Major
municipalities partially or fully in the watersheds include Ashtabula, Chardon,
Cleveland and some of its suburbs, Mentor and Painesville.
The northern and western portions of the watersheds are
predominantly comprised of urban development with pockets of forest and
agricultural land uses. The southern and eastern portions of the
watersheds are predominantly comprised of forest, with some hay and pasture
lands and pockets of urban development.
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