Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas

 

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)

Critical Areas

Questions about Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas?

Contact:

Laurie Morgan
Water Quality Program
Washington Department of Ecology
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
Phone: (360) 407-6483
FAX: (360) 407-6426
E-Mail: Laurie.Morgan@ecy.wa.gov

Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas

Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas Guidance Document
See this document for many other helpful links and information.

 

Other Critical Area Websites

 

 

Last updated February 2013