Black River, Rocky River and Lake Erie Tributaries Watersheds

Black and Rocky Rivers, Lake Erie TributariesThe Black River, Rocky River and Lake Erie tributaries watersheds are located in northeastern Ohio.  They drain a total of 898 square miles and flow through all or part of eight counties.  Major municipalities partially or fully in the watersheds include Cleveland and some of its suburbs, Lorain, Elyria, Oberlin, Medina and Parma.

The northern and eastern portions of the watersheds are predominantly comprised of urban development.  The southern and western portions of the watersheds are predominantly comprised of cultivated crops, hay and pasture lands and pockets of urban development and forest.

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