Watershed Map Generator

Create watershed maps using the most accurate elevation data online using Equator.

Watershed Map Generator

Join other leading designers on Equator.

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What is Equator?

Equator is an online map-making software for civil engineers, architects, and designers. Equator includes thousands of built-in data sets, like LiDAR and DEMs and easy-to-use design and map making tools. Create accurate, professional maps in minutes!

Making a watershed map with Equator

  • Search for elevation data in your area
  • Generate contours or elevation models

  • Draw your watershed boundary using the markup tool
  • Export the watershed area and elevation data to other applications
  • Publish or share your watershed map with others!
Equator GIS CAD Software Integrations

Integrate your map with other software

We’ve made it easy to integrate into your current workflow to get you up and running without friction.

Equator supports popular GIS and CAD data formats, so map layers like LiDAR can be easily exported to Civil 3D, ArcGIS, Google Earth, or other platforms.

How to Get Started

Step 1

Open Equator, a map-making platform that works in your browser.

Step 2

Create an account by signing up with your favorite email address.

Step 3

Use the built-in search engine and design tools to find elevation data and build your map.

Frequently Asked Questions

A watershed map is a cartographic representation of the area that water flows through. It can show both the natural drainage patterns and man-made structures such as bridges and culverts.

Watershed maps are used by engineers to help plan and design projects that affect water flow, such as storm water management systems and building bridges. They can also be used by environmental scientists to study the health of a watershed.

Watershed maps can be made using equator studios software in your browser. Click here to make one now.

The most obvious benefit of a watershed map is that it shows how water flows downhill. This can help people understand where the water in their community comes from and where it goes. Watershed maps can also help with flood prevention and erosion control. Additionally, they can be used to plan development projects and to protect natural areas. By understanding their local watershed, people can take steps to protect their community’s water resources.