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Water

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Protecting our Water Supplies

ECOLOGY PRIORITIES

Managing our Waters | Our Living Shorelines

MANAGING WATER SUPPLIES

Water Supply Information | Instream Flows | Metering Water Use | Water Rights | Water Market | Wells | Irrigation Guide | Reclaimed Water | Water Conservation | Wastewater & Water Treatment Plants

WATERSHEDS AND BASINS

River Basins: Columbia, Spokane, Puget Sound and more | Watershed Planning | Updates By Watershed (WRIA) | Watershed Characterization for Puget Sound

GROUNDWATER

FLOODS

FRESHWATER, LAKES, RIVERS, STREAMS AND WETLANDS

Freshwater Assessment | Aquatic Plants, Algae and Lakes | Aquatic Invasive Species | Lake Water Quality | Wetlands | Flooding & Floodplain Management

SHORELANDS MANAGEMENT

Coastal Zone Management (CZM) | Shoreline Management (SMA) | Coastal Atlas | Puget Sound Shorelines

MARINE AND COASTAL WATERS

Coastal Assessment | BEACH Program | Aquaculture | Ocean Resources | Ocean Acidification

DAMS

Dam Safety | 401 Certification for Hydropower | Condit Dam Removal

WATER POLLUTION

Surface Water Quality Standards | Quality Assessment (303[d]) & Improvement Projects (TMDLs) | Stormwater and Runoff | Nonpoint Pollution | Point Source Pollution | Spills Response | Controlling Toxic Chemicals in Puget Sound | Toxics Studies | Urban Waters Initiative | Clean Water on Agricultural Lands

MONITORING WATER

Instream Flows | Beach Water Quality | Marine Water Quality | River and Stream Flow Data | River and Stream Water Quality | Water Data Quality Assurance


GRANTS AND FUNDING

Water Quality Funding | Non-Point Pollution Projects | Flood Control Grants | Shoreline Master Program Grants

PUBLICATIONS

Estuaries | Groundwater | Instream Flows | Lakes | Puget Sound | Water Cleanup Plans (TMDLs) | Water Quality Success Stories | Watersheds | Wetlands

FORMS

Water Claims | Water Rights | Well Construction | Dam Safety | Wastewater Discharge

DATABASES

Coastal Atlas | Polluted Waters - 303(d) Listing | Water Resources Explorer | Well Logs

RULES, REGULATIONS & ENFORCEMENT

Water Quality | Water Resources | Shorelands | Spills | Water Quality Field Tickets

PERMITS

Environmental Permitting Assistance (ORIA) | Water Quality Permit Data | Joint Aquatic Resource Permits Application (JARPA) | Water Quality Permits |
401 Water Quality Certification: | Hydropower | Non-Hydropower |

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SPOKANE RIVER RULE DEVELOPMENT

MUNICIPAL STORMWATER MGT. PERMIT/MANUAL MODIFICATION

BEACH PROGRAM

CERTIFIED WATER RIGHT EXAMINERS

YAKIMA RIVER BASIN INTEGRATED PLAN

SKAGIT RIVER BASIN

SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAMS

Local Shoreline Master Programs apply the Shoreline Management Act at the community level.

WELL LOG REPORT

Look up the location, ownership, construction details and lithology of a completed well.

REPORT A SPILL

WATER RESOURCES EXPLORER

Online mapping tool to access water right information

STORMWATER PERMITS

Information for Construction, Industrial and Municipal Permits

WATER QUALITY PERMIT DATABASE

Electronic discharge monitoring reports (PARIS)

FOCUS ON CLEAN WATER

WATER MARKETS

WATER SUPPLY INFORMATION

WATERS OF CONCERN

WASHINGTON WATERS - OURS TO PROTECT