Presumpscot Watershed Initiative

Geospatial Database

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Piscataqua River Watershed

Location:

The Piscataqua River watershed extends east and west of Route 100 and the Maine Turnpike from Falmouth to Gray. It extends into the towns of Cumberland and Windham.

Size:

The Piscataqua River watershed is approximately 21 square miles; it makes up 10% of the Presumpscot River watershed system.

Population:

The population of Piscataqua watershed is a just over 4,000, or approximately 6% of the population in the Presumpscot River watershed system.

Impervious Surfaces:

Impervious surfaces are those surfaces in the landscape that cannot infiltrate rainfall, such as rooftops, pavement, sidewalks, driveways and compacted earth. Impervious surface areas of 10% or greater are often correlated with reduced water quality. Approximately 8% of the Piscataqua watershed, more than 1,000 acres, is comprised of impervious surfaces.

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