Eastern Region

Ecology has four regional offices. The Eastern region includes Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, and Whitman counties.
Ecology has four regional offices. The Eastern region includes Adams, Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, and Whitman counties.

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Clean water funding supports upgrades at Pasco facility

Ecology is supporting The City of Pasco’s Process Water Reuse Facility, with our clean water grants and loans program to help upgrade and expand the facility.

Hold That Smoke: Why We Call Burn Bans

Residential burning is the main source of fine particle air pollution in Washington in winter. Ecology calls burn bans to help protect air quality and the public's health. 

Managing high water and flooding at Sprague Lake

A new Sprague Lake hydrology study identifies flood risk solutions for the area.

Native plants take root along Hangman Creek

Hangman Creek sees largest riparian restoration effort in Spokane County’s history.

Water conditions east of the Cascades

Although many areas of the state are feeling the water pinch, curtailments are often a normal part of water management. Here’s what you need to know about water conditions east of the Cascades.

Looking for water right documents?

We've streamlined how we post water right documents and decisions. Our new online portal has most documents in one location for each of our four regions  

Washington’s water supply outlook
Because of a May heatwave, state watersheds lost almost half their snowpack in just 18 days. Now summer river forecasts in some watersheds predict low flows.
A collaborative approach for the Walla Walla Water 2050 initiative
Finding water supply solutions in the Walla Walla River Basin is a complex process. It takes time, resources, partnerships, and commitments to bold action. 
Cleaning up: Diversifying Spokane's Riverfront Park
Redeveloping Riverfront Park made parking lots and old buildings into a renewed space. The city used EPA grants and Ecology technical assistance to clean up past railway and industrial contamination.
Environmental Restoration Grants open for 2023

Ecology accepting grant applications for restoration projects.