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Clean Water Stewardship

We all need to do our part to protect and improve the quality of water in our local creeks, lake and wetlands. Rainwater that runs off of our yards and streets flows into storm drains and directly into the nearest body of water without treatment. Preventing pollution from entering our waterways in the first place is the most effective way to protect our water resources.  You can help keep pollutants out of stormwater and keep our local waterways clean and healthy through simple daily actions.



6 Easy Things You Can Do


1. Report a Spill

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2. Volunteer – Place Storm Drain Markers

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  Only Rain Down The Drain Storm Drain Marking Volunteer Events

E-mail Brian Wirt, Surface Water Technician or call 425-263-8085.

3. Pick Up After Your Pet

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4. Practice Natural Yard Care 

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5. Car Washing

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6. Get Free Spill Plan Training for Small Businesseslogo of Puget Sound Spill Kit Program used for storm water utilityThe City has contracted ECOSS to provide training to small businesses on spill prevention and reporting requirements.  Contact Jennifer Adams at 425-263-8083 if you are interested in a no-cost site visit and spill kit.

Some Things the City Does


For more information:

Email Brian Wirt, Surface Water Technician

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