Watersheds - Kankakee

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USGS Cataloging Unit

07120001, 07120002 (Iroquois)


The Kankakee watershed in northeastern Illinois and northwestern Indiana is part of the Illinois River basin. Together with its major tributary, the Iroquois, the watershed drains portions of six Illinois counties and has a total area in Illinois of approximately 2,170 square miles. Agriculture is the primary use of land within the watershed.

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