Clinton Main Subwatershed Planning Process

The Clinton Main subwatershed management plan was put in place August 2006. Since that time (and before the plan’s approval), local governments, community leaders, citizens’ groups, businesses, and environmental organizations have worked together to implement their plan.

Clinton Main Subwatershed

Clinton Main Subwatershed

At A Glance

Approximately 70 square miles
Approximately 243,000
Primary Land Uses:
27% Residential
15% Industrial/Commercial
Open Water:
10% of land area including Pontiac Creek, Galloway Creek and the Clinton River


  • Auburn Hills
  • Bloomfield Township*
  • Keego Harbor
  • Lake Angelus
  • Oakland Township*
  • Oakland University
  • Orchard Lake Village
  • Orion Township*
  • Pontiac
  • Rochester
  • Rochester Hills
  • Sylvan Lake Village
  • Waterford Township
  • West Bloomfield Township*

Clinton Main Subwatershed Plan