Water Quality stories support the Water Quality Program's activities. Some stories may fall under more than one category, and are listed accordingly.
Department of Ecology Joins Partners in Educational Mission
The future of our watersheds depend on our youth. This is why a group of natural resource professionals took part in the South Stevens Education Project, sponsored by Stevens County Conservation District and funded by Washington Department of Ecology.
(Other water quality-related)
Impacts in the Colville Watershed
Data from a water quality improvement plan showed that failing septic systems were impacting some streams in the Colville River Watershed. Ecology worked with the Stevens County Conservation District and the Northeast Tri-County Health District to get grant funds to homeowners to help fix their septic systems, which helped reduce the fecal coliform bacteria load to the watershed.
(Clean-up water pollution)
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