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.
- Physical Stream Assessment: Review of Selected Protocols for Use in Clean Water Act Section 404 Program (EPA, 2004)
- Equations for Estimating Bankfull Channel Geometry and Discharge for Streams in Massachusetts (USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2013-5155)
- Texas Commission on Environmental Quality: Surface Water Quality Monitoring Procedures, Vol. 2 - Methods for Collecting and Analyzing Biological Assemblage & Habitat Data