Posted on: August 2, 2017

Wildfires and Smoke in Yakima County

Wildfires and Smoke in Yakima County

As wildfire season continues, protect you and your family by avoiding going outdoors as much as possible. Outdoor smoke contains very small particles and gases, including carbon monoxide. These particles can get into y...

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Health District
Posted on: June 29, 2017

West Nile virus Public Health: Advisory Alert

A few simple actions can protect against mosquito bites. · Use an effective, EPA-registered insect repellent. 

· Cover up - wear long sleeves, long pants, and socks when outdoors. 

· Avoid mosquito prime time. Many mosquitoes bite in the e...

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Health District

Posted on: July 21, 2017

Stormwater Authority Code Update

Yakima County has updated our Stormwater Authority Code, Yakima County Code (YCC) 12.10, to come into compliance with the Department of Ecology’s Phase II Eastern Washington Municipal Stormwater Permit

For more information on the new s...

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Water Resources Division
Posted on: June 9, 2017

*Updated* Greenway Path Construction

Yakima County Public Services, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will be performing needed maintenance on the Yakima River Federal Levees this summer.  We’re expecting construction work to take two to three months. &...

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Water Resources Division