Floodplains

We provide local governments with planning and regulation resources to reduce their flood risks.
We provide local governments with planning and regulation resources to reduce their flood risks.

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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.
March 9 public forum focuses on Skookumchuck Dam study
We are holding a public forum March 9 to share information about our Skookumchuck Dam study to evaluate if the structure could help reduce flood damage and improve aquatic habitat.
January floods deluge Chehalis River basin
After major floods inundated the Chehalis River basin in January, we assessed how some flood-damage reduction projects fared.
World Wetlands Day
For World Wetlands Day, we are highlighting some of the efforts to help manage, value, restore, and love Washington wetlands.
Working to reduce Washington flood risks
Across Washington, the costs of flooding exceed all other natural disasters. In any given year, there is a better than an 80% chance that 10 or more flood events will occur.
Floodplains by Design grants available
Every year countless homes, structures, and businesses across Washington are inundated by floodwaters. We are now accepting applications for the 2023-2025 FbD grant program.
Grant applications being accepted for flood-hazard planning
We're providing $1.5 million in funding to help communities develop plans to prepare for and reduce flood risks.
Office of Chehalis Basin publication helps basin residents prepare for flooding
Our Office of Chehalis Basin has published a handbook to help basin households prepare for flooding.
Restore Our Earth
Earth Day is just a few days away. Read about what we’ve got in store and learn about ways you can “Restore Our Earth”.
Restoring Kodama Farm
A look at a novel “whole farm” approach on a 45-acre farm in Jefferson County that will protect and restore salmon habitat alongside sustainable agricultural practices.

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