Rockcastle River Watershed

The Rockcastle River Watershed is approximately 765 square miles and has an estimated population of 58,900 people. Use the map below to find out if you live in the watershed or to simply explore! The area within the purple boundary is within the watershed.

Water Quality in the Rockcastle River Watershed

There are 1,083 miles of streams and rivers in the Rockcastle River Watershed. Within the watershed, the State of Kentucky reports that 100 miles are impaired. The most common impairments are sediment, nutrients, and bacteria. The most common source of impairment is agriculture.

Learn more about water quality in the Rockcastle River Watershed and what you can do to improve it using iCreek.

Learn More about the Rockcastle Watershed


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