Stream MitigationIn 2014, ASWM completed a national study on stream identification, delineation and mitigation in the United States. The project interviewed state staff from 47 states. To download the full report, entitled, Report on State Definitions, Jurisdiction and Mitigation Requirements in State Programs for Ephemeral, Intermittent and Perennial Streams in the United States, click here

Across the United States, state and federal agencies, tribes, local government and private sources are working to develop guidance for the mitigation of streams and compensatory mitigation. The following list of resources provides an array of these documents, demonstrating not only the current state of practice, but also the diversity of approaches being employed in different regions of the country.

Arkansas

California

Florida

Georgia

Illinois

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

North Carolina

Oregon

South Carolina

Tennessee

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wyoming

Other Documents

How streams are identified and assessed are not consistent practices across the United States. This webpage provides links to resources that provide specific methods or approaches to identification and assessment.  


Identification

Assessment