Maumee River Watershed

Maumee River watershedThe Maumee River watershed is located in northwestern Ohio.  It drains a total of 5,024 square miles in Ohio and flows through all or part of 18 counties.  Major municipalities partially or fully in the watershed include Toledo, Defiance, Findlay, Lima, Van Wert, Napoleon and Perrysburg.  The watershed is predominantly comprised of cultivated crops with some urban development, hay and pasture lands, and forest.

The Maumee River is a major tributary to the western Lake Erie basin.  Please see the Lake Erie program page for more information.




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