Sprawl and water
Projected population growth in Northeast Ohio watersheds
Much of the region's population growth will occur in watershed areas that currently have high water quality. Thus, our best streams are in the path of development.
Projections for 2000-2025 Cuyahoga, Lorain, Medina, Geauga and Lake counties
1 dot = gain of 30 persons
Source: Northeast Ohio Water Quality Management Plan, March 2000 draft, NOACA. Projections based on 1990 data.