Water resources

We manage the state's water supply to meet the needs of people and the natural environment, in partnership with Washington communities. Water availability is increasingly limited in Washington.
We manage the state's water supply to meet the needs of people and the natural environment, in partnership with Washington communities. Water availability is increasingly limited in Washington.

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Questions about Nooksack adjudication?
Ecology will host the first in a series of live online events to answer questions about adjudication.
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.
Competitive streamflow grants projects
Thurston County collaborated with residents to create an innovative project using our competitive streamflow grants
Frequently Asked Questions about our Water Banking Grants Pilot Program
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about our Water Banking Grants Pilot Program
Snowpack & Washington water supplies
Washington makes investments in water programs to address changes in snowpack and the impacts of climate change on water availability.
Pilot program to fund local water banks
A new grant program will provide money for local water banks.
Restoring Ohop Creek
The Nisqually Land Trust has used $5.3 million in Ecology streamflow restoration grants to restore salmon habitat at Ohop Creek.
2020-21: The water year of surprises
The 2020-21 water year started out wet with a good snowpack and is ending extremely dry with drought conditions, breaking records for dryness over the past 127 years.
Up To $40 million available for streamflow restoration projects
We plan to award $40 million in grants for streamflow restoration projects
Eye on (Water) Supply
Update on Ecology's “pass-through” grants to state agencies as part of our drought relief efforts.

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