Yakima County Water Resources System (YCWRS)

Background Report  

The following report was created to summarize the development of the YCWRS and answer questions that several local organizations had. The background report reviews the history of water law in our region, the creation of the YCWRS, and how the YCWRS is being administered.  

The report can be found here.

Suggest a Location for a Community Cleanup - 

The Yakima Greenway and our public lands along the Yakima and Naches rivers are public treasures. Every year these scenic areas draw local families, tourists and outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy their natural beauty. These lands belong to the public and it’s important they remain an attractive destination for everyone to enjoy. If you are aware of any publicly owned land that could use some TLC, please complete this form.



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