Watersheds

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A watershed is all of the landscape that drains into a particular
lake or river. The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) divided Illinois into
33 major watershed basins.

http://www.epa.state.il.us/water/watershed/reports/303d-report/2004/2004-303d-maps.pdf

Joliet falls within the Des Plaines River Watershed on this map.
In addition, smaller sub watersheds have specialized groups that the City participates in including; the Hickory Spring Watershed, The Lower DuPage Watershed, the Aux Sable Watershed.

http://www.dupagerivers.org/

http://www.hickorycreekwatershed.org/know-your-watershed/

http://www.auxsablecreekwatershed.org/