Section 1 Waters and Watersheds

What Is A Watershed?






A watershed is the area of land where all of the water that is under it or drains off of it goes into the same place. Watersheds act as funnels by collecting all the water within the area and channeling it to a single point, usually a lake or ocean.  In San Diego County, most watersheds drain to the Pacific Ocean.





We all live in a watershed! What watershed do you live in?