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Watershed Education
Description
The Environmental Integrity Index (EII) is a tool developed by the City of Austin’s Environmental Resource Management Division to monitor and assess the ecological integrity and the degree of impairment in Austin’s watersheds. This feature class provides the most recent results from the EII for the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department’s Masterplanning process. Similarly, the Austin Lakes Index was designed to provide a yearly assessment of the ecological integrity of Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, and Lake Long. Index scores (from both the EII and ALI) are an integer between 0 and 100. Excellent 88-100 | Very Good 76-87 | Good 63-75 | Fair 51-62 | Marginal38-50 | Poor 26-37 | Bad 13-25 | Very Bad 0-12. Problem Scores are an integer between 1 and 100 with 1 being "No Problem" and 100 being a highest priority. EII Methodology: http://www.austintexas.gov/watershed_protection/publications/document.cfm?id=186267 Master Plan Problem Score Methodology: http://www.austintexas.gov/watershed_protection/publications/document.cfm?id=186352 Lake Index Methodology: http://www.austintexas.gov/watershed_protection/publications/document.cfm?id=196479
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Environment
Tags
water quality, watershed protection, creeks, eii, environmental integrity index, ali, austin lakes index
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City of Austin Watershed Protection Environmental Resource Management
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Watershed ID
watershed_id
Watershed Name
watershed_name
Integrity Score ID
integrity_score_id
Watershed Reach
watershed_reach_id
Year of Observation
fiscal_year_of_observation
Overall
index_reach_score
Aquatic Life
index_aquatic_life
Eutrophication
index_eutrophication
Habitat
index_habitat
Sediment
index_sediment
Vegetation
index_vegetation
Water Quality
index_water_quality

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