A Critical Aquifer Recharge Area (CARA) ordinance provides local governments with a mechanism to protect the functions and values of a community’s drinking water by preventing pollution and maintaining supply.
The Growth Management Act (GMA)
Questions about Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas?
Water Quality Program
Washington Department of Ecology
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
Phone: (360) 407-6483
FAX: (360) 407-6426
Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas
Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas Guidance Document
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