Water Resources Division

Division Staff

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Picture of Calm  River
 
The Water Resources Division of Yakima County Public Services Department is responsible for the following activities;

 
Ahtanum Creek Flood Mitigation Project (Emma Lane Project)

Shaw Creek Flood Mitigation Project

   

FLOOD PREPAREDNESS & AWARENESS
Information in what to do before, during and after a flood. Who to contact including Emergency Management Services. Public Outreach.

YAKIMA COUNTY-WIDE
FLOOD CONTROL
ZONE DISTRICT

Flood hazard reduction plans, projects and studies along Yakima’s stream corridors. FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Map
 
YAKIMA BASIN Water Resources Division INITATIVES
Participation within and links to:
Basin Fish & Habitat Recovery
Watershed Planning
Water Storage Studies
USGS Ground Watershed Studies
Water Quality
REGULATORY & DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION
Explanation of regulations and permits required for development within urban Yakima County.
 
STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
NPDES II permit compliance for the urban county and regionally for the cities of Yakima, Sunnyside, and Union Gap.
DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS (DIDs)
Boundaries and agreements for excess irrigation Water Resources Division run-off and lower water tables. District Maps & Ownership.