Winchuck River Watershed - Hydrologic Unit 101

The Winchuck River is a short coastal stream that originates in southwestern Oregon and flows to the Pacific Ocean. A small portion of that watershed is in the extreme northwestern corner of the Region.

Facilities Regulated by the Regional Water Board

This link is an interactive map of permitted facilities in California. You can zoom in to the watershed of your choice and click on a facility to obtain information.

Sanitary Sewer Overflow Incident Map

This link is an interactive map of overflows from sanitary sewers. You can zoom in to the watershed of your choice and click on an incident to obtain information.

Western Rivers Conservancy

This organization acquires lands within western watersheds to conserve habitat and provide public access, and cooperates with other agencies and organizations with the goal of improving ecosystem health.

U.S. Forest Service, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest

Most of the watershed is within this national forest; some general information is provided on their web page.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA Fisheries is responsible for listing and recovery efforts for anadromous fishes.  The 2014 Recovery Plan for coho salmon in the Southern Oregon-North Coast of California ESU contains information on the habitat, population status, stressors and threats, recovery efforts, and recovery strategy for the Winchuck River.

Created February 12, 2015
Web page contact: Robert Klamt,

The links and information on this page are provided in an attempt to make a broad range of information available on a watershed basis. While the Water Board has been involved in work within watersheds with a variety of agencies and watershed groups, we cannot vouch for the currency or accuracy of information contained within the internet links we have included. We suggest that you check with the original sources if there is any question regarding currency, accuracy, or origin of information.

  (Page last updated 10/16/17)