The Water Resources Division of Yakima County Public Services Department is responsible for the following activities:
Flood Preparedness and Awareness: What to do before, during and after a flood, who to contact including Emergency Management Services, and Public Outreach activities. A flood emergency does not have to be declared before you can activate your flood insurance.
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Municipal Stormwater permit compliance for the urban county. Yakima County performs permit compliance tasks for the urban areas of Yakima County associated with permitted cities (Selah, Sunnyside, and Union Gap).