Maps of the Ottawa River

Author: 

Ottawa River Keeper

Description: 

A set of watershed maps for the Ottawa River which were created using GIS software.

Includes: an overview map of the Ottawa River Watershed, population map, municipal wastewater treatment levels, major dams in the watershed, major industry in the watershed.

These maps first appeared in the River Report, which was produced to educate the public on the physical and biological conditions of the Ottawa River.

The report summarizes the watershed’s environmental, recreational, and economic attributes, with an emphasis on identifying the key risks to the ecological health of the river system. It portrays a comprehensive picture of the Ottawa River watershed for the reader and explores some of the major watershed-scale impacts and pressures that threaten the ecological integrity of the river.

Content last updated: January 25, 2019