Presumpscot Watershed Initiative

Geospatial Database

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Pleasant River Watershed

Location:

The Pleasant 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 Pleasant River watershed is the second largest watershed in the Presumpscot River watershed system. At approximately 29 square miles; it makes up 14% of the Presumpscot River watershed system.

Population:

The population of Pleasant watershed is a just over 6,000, or approximately 9% 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 6% of the Pleasant watershed, more than 1100 acres, is comprised of impervious surfaces.

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