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Tracking water banks

We track and provide information about water banks in Washington. This information includes:

  • The amount charged for mitigation, including any fees.
  • Priority date of the water rights made available for mitigation.
  • If applicable, any geographic areas in the state where we may issue mitigated permits.
  • The processes utilized by a water bank to obtain approval to use the water rights as mitigation for new water uses.
  • The nature of the ownership interest in the mitigation being sold to landowners.
  • Mitigation recording on the title.

Water bank tracking

The following link to a spreadsheet provides the information we currently have about water banks in the:

  • Yakima River Basin
  • Dungeness River Basin
  • Columbia River mainstem
  • Walla Walla River Basin
Tracking water banks - MS Excel spreadsheet

The following link to a spreadsheet provides the charge and fee information we currently have for water banks in the:

  • Yakima River Basin
  • Dungeness River Basin
  • Columbia River mainstem
  • Walla Walla River Basin

Charges and fees - MS Excel spreadsheet

Related laws

This information is required to be posted online by: