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Map: The Rouge River Watershed

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According to the Friends of the Rouge, the Rouge River Watershed (land drained by the Rouge River) drains 467 square miles (see map above).

General Facts:

  • Four major branches: Main, Upper, Middle and Lower)
  • 126 river miles
  • 1.5 million people live within the watershed in 48 municipalities
  • More than 50% urbanized
  • Less than 25% undeveloped

Source: therouge.org

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