Stories for WRIA 19*



Water Quality stories support the Water Quality Program's Program activities. Some stories may fall under more than one category, and are listed accordingly.


Clallam County: Educating Homeowners About Their Septic Systems
The lack of routine inspection and maintenance of home on-site septic systems was an identified issue in the Dungeness Bay shellfish downgrade and water cleanup (TMDL) response plan, along with several other nonpoint and watershed plans. Clallam County piloted a “Do It Yourself” (DIY) inspection training program to help participants recognize and correct system problems before their systems caused a larger problem.
(Reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution)







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* The Department of Ecology and other state resource agencies frequently use a system of "Watershed Resource Inventory Areas" or "WRIAs" to refer to the state's major watershed basins.


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Last updated October 2012