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Comment period extended for environmental review of Chehalis flood reduction project
The public is invited to participate in an online public hearing April 2 & online public meeting April 21 to comment on draft environmental review for proposed Chehalis River flood reduction project.
Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority earns national floodplain management award

The Chehalis River Basin Flood Authority, a partner helping develop and carry out the Chehalis Basin Strategy, earned a prestigious national award.

Watching the water supply

Months of unusually warm and dry weather continue to put pressure on the state’s rivers and streams.

Watching the water supply update

70 percent of the state is abnormally dry, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

Watching the water supply:

The U.S. Drought Monitor map classifies much of the region as experiencing moderate drought-like conditions.

Water supply update: Yakima Basin

In April, water managers announced a 100 percent water supply for Yakima irrigators this season. They optimistically predicted all water users were set.

Curtailments come to the Chehalis River basin

We have notified 93 junior water right holders in the Chehalis River basin that their access to surface water for irrigation is curtailed.

Habitat projects to expand fish access throughout Chehalis Basin

Barrier culverts will be redesigned or reconstructed to allow migrating fish easier access to crucial stream habitat in Grays Harbor and Lewis counties.

Chehalis Basin Board holds special meeting Aug. 3

Chehalis Basin Board will meet on Aug. 3 to discuss how to move forward with flood control projects without a state capital budget.

Our new Office of Chehalis Basin

The Office of Chehalis Basin was created in July 2017 to integrate a strategy for long-term flood damage reduction and aquatic species restoration.

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