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The primary goals of Salt Lake County's Watershed Planning & Restoration Program include integrated watershed planning, data collection and analysis, stream restoration and protection, and educational outreach.

Snowpack monitoring

Salt Lake County's Watershed Program monitors snowpack depth and density to inform streamflow forecasting and prepare for spring runoff. Take a look at our snowpack data dashboard for Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons.


Watershed Program Interactive Map

Watershed Watch Newsletter

Check out the latest issue of our biannual newsletter. Highlights from the Fall 2021 issue include:

  • Reconnecting Jordan River floodplains to improve the riparian ecosystem.
  • Leave the leaves and put down those pruners! Protect the environment, water quality, and wildlife.

Stream water quality dashboard

Take a look at data from our ongoing water quality monitoring in Salt Lake County streams.


Crowdsourced photo monitoring

We're compiling your photos into slideshows that show how our stream restoration projects change over time. Visit one of seven photo stations along the Jordan River and submit a photo!