Water quality

Ecology is responsible for keeping Washington waters clean and helping polluted waters recover.
Ecology is responsible for keeping Washington waters clean and helping polluted waters recover.

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State provides new guidance for commercial marine fish net pens
New guidance available for commercial marine fish net pens in Puget Sound.
See a bloom, give it room
Use caution this spring, summer, and fall as seasonal algae blooms in your local lake could be toxic to you and your pets.
In the spirit of Arbor Day
We're sharing projects that demonstrate the spirit of Arbor Day, through our Terry Husseman Grant Program in North Central Washington.
Gathering the science
We recently installed eight river monitors to help us detect where pollution affecting Puget Sound comes from.
Fecal Matters: Saltwater State Park is now open for water recreation, King County
Seattle & King County Public Health re-opened Saltwater State Park
Nisqually Tribe wins award for restoration work near Eatonville
Nisqually Tribe wins award for restoration work near Eatonville along Busy Wild Creek and the Mashel River.
Tell us about your communities future clean water projects
We need local governments' and utilities' help to participate in the Clean Watersheds Needs survey this year.
Boots on the ground: Environmental service in partnership with Washington Tribes
Join us on a tour of some projects our Washington Conservation Corps has completed in partnership with Washington Tribes through the years.
Clean water projects get a boost from the other Washington
Ecology is proposing to award $365 million in grants and loans for 117 high-priority clean water projects across the state.
Ecology focuses on salmon recovery, protecting state waters, and climate resilience in 2022 legislative session
Washington’s environment is worth protecting, preserving, and restoring. We’re hopeful for the potential to advance our environmental protection in the 2022 legislative session.

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