separate one watershed from another.
Water drains down the hills into the streams in the valleys. The streams continue to flow downhill
toward sea level.
travel downstream, streams merge into larger streams. The water shed of a
larger stream consists of all the smaller watersheds, or subwatersheds.
that drains into the Indian Rill creek is in the Indian Rill watershed. The parking lot and floodplain meadow drain
into Indian Rill as do the properties upstream of us all the way to Old
Wilmington Road. The Indian Rill
Watershed and all of the other small watersheds from the other small creeks
all drain into the Red Clay
Creek. The Red Clay flows into the
Christina River which is part of the Christina Watershed which is part of the
bigger Piedmont Watershed (the watershed that includes the Red Clay, White
Clay, Brandywine, Naamans, and Shellpot Creeks as well as the Christina).