A natural or disturbed system that functions in a manner to collect, store, and discharge water to a common outlet, such as a larger stream, lake, or ocean. Learn more from the U.S. E.P.A.
There are six subregions of the Sacramento River Watershed:
1. Northeast Subregion
2. Eastside Subregion
3. Sacramento Valley Subregion
4. Westside Subregion
5. Feather River Subregion
6. American River Subregion
There are five watersheds that lie within Butte County boundaries:
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