About Our Waterways

Did you know that the Great Lakes are the biggest freshwater source in the world? Lake Erie is the most productive for fishing of all the Great Lakes. Your support helps make our streams clean, clear and healthy so they can support this complex ecosystem. By donating to PCS, you help us reach our goals of restoring rivers that lead to Lake Erie beaches that promote fishable and swimmable conditions for generations.

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More Ohio Waterway Resources

  • Nonpoint Source Implementation Strategies for Ohio Waterways (linked to Ohio EPA)
    • These plans detail water quality concerns on a watershed-to-watershed basis and are used to propose projects and implement solutions to water issues. A NPS-IS is a living strategic planning document that summarizes causes and sources of impairment, established critical areas, identifies quantifiable objectives to address causes and sources of impairment, and describes projects designed to meet those objectives.
  • Ohio Coastal Atlas (linked to Ohio Department of Natural Resources)
    • The Ohio Coastal Atlas illustrates and discusses many of Lake Erie’s historical, cultural, physical and natural resources using colorful maps and descriptive text. It features detailed information on the Lake Erie Watershed; Lake Erie’s role Ohio’s history; land uses, including protected lands, outdoor recreation and public access; Lake Erie’s ecosystem and habitat types, and much more.
  • How’s My Waterway (linked to U.S. EPA)
    • This map tool was designed to provide the general public with information about the condition of their local waters based on data that states, federal, tribal, local agencies and others have provided to EPA. 
Partners for Clean Streams Inc. is striving for abundant open space and a high quality natural environment; adequate floodwater storage capacities and flourishing wildlife; stakeholders who take local ownership in their resources; and rivers, streams and lakes that are clean, clear and safe