Piasa Creek Watershed Project
The Piasa Creek Watershed Project reduces sedimentation in the 78,000 acre watershed located in portions of Jersey, Madison, and Macoupin counties in Illinois. Positive effects of the project include stormwater control, reduction of flash flooding, enhanced fish and wildlife habitat, and protection of sensitive ecosystems. The project has met and exceeded all of its goals to date. Interest and participation of the project has been embraced on a local, regional and national scale.