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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.

Streamside residents can help prevent flood damage

Keep yard debris away from stream banks and out of the stream. Follow this simple rule and you will protect stream health and help prevent property damage for you and your downstream neighbors,


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 dashboard for Big and Little Cottonwood Canyons.


2023 Snowpack Update

Watershed Program Interactive Map

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!


Stream water quality dashboard

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


Watershed Watch Newsletter

Check out the latest issue of our biannual newsletter. Highlights from the Spring 2022 issue include:

  • Keep yard waste out of the stream and off the banks. Be a stream steward.
  • Growing native woodies for our stream restoration projects.
  • 2022 Legislative Roundup