Watertown was first settled by Timothy Johnson, who built a cabin on the west side of the rock river in 1836. The area was settled on to utilize the power of the Rock River. Watertown is part of The Rock River Stormwater Group. They are a city that sits on the border between Dodge and Jefferson county, with a population of more than 23,000. The Rock River wraps around the town as it cuts through the downtown area.
For more information on Watertown’s stormwater, visit https://www.ci.watertown.wi.us/.