Watershed Address

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What is Your Watershed Address?

A watershed is the area of land that drains to a common creek or river.  When it rains anywhere within a watershed boundary, water flows into the river and creeks and begins moving downstream.  Knowing your location in the watershed and understanding what watersheds are upstream of you will help you understand your risk of flooding.  In Kerr County, nearly all the land is within the Guadalupe River watershed.  The headwaters of the Guadalupe River are in western Kerr County near Mountain Home and Hunt (areas 1,2, and 5 on map).  Heavy rain in these areas can result in flooding in Kerrville even if it is not raining in Kerrville.  Check out the map below to determine your watershed address.

Tributaries of Upper Guadalupe River in Kerr County

Additional Watershed Address Resources

TPWD Texas Watershed Viewer - Website