Sectors of Focus

  • Environment
  • Land Conservation
  • Water


  • Environment

Length of Streams Present (PI3239)

Length of freshwater streams present during the reporting period on protected land, land under sustainable stewardship, or land under sustainable cultivation.
Reporting format
Unit of Measure (PD1602)
Metric type
Metric level
Product/Service, Organization
IRIS metric citation
IRIS, 2016. Length of Streams Present (PI3239). v4.0.


Organizations should footnote all assumptions used.

Usage Guidance

  • A stream refers to a natural flowing body of water. It typically has a current and is confined within a bed and stream banks.
  • Organizations are encouraged to report this metric in conjunction with Land Directly Controlled: Sustainably Managed (OI6912), Land Indirectly Controlled: Sustainably Managed (PI6796), and Protected Land Area (PI4716).