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Posted on: November 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Snohomish County Hosting Public Meeting to Discuss Little Bear Creek Watershed Stormwater Management

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Meghan Jordan

Communications Specialist III

Meghan.Jordan@snoco.org

425-388-3918



Snohomish County Hosting Public Meeting to Discuss Little Bear Creek Watershed Stormwater Management Action Plan

In-person event will be held on November 17, 2022, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Brightwater Environmental Education Center


EVERETT, Wash., November 14, 2022 – Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM), a division of the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is seeking the public’s input and feedback on its Little Bear Creek Stormwater Management Action Plan (SMAP). The SMAP will identify stormwater management actions and strategies, including potential capital projects and program enhancements for the Little Bear Creek Watershed in Snohomish County. SWM is hosting an in-person public meeting to provide the public with an overview of the proposed SMAP actions and water quality improvement projects and invite public comment.


Little Bear Creek Stormwater Management Action Plan Public Meeting

  • When: November 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Presentation to begin at 6:40 p.m.
  • Where: Brightwater Environmental Education Center; 22505 SR 9 SE, Woodinville, WA 98072
  • What: Join county staff for a presentation of the proposed Little Bear Creek SMAP actions and to learn about related water quality services the county provides. Staff will be available to answer questions and listen to input from the public. Comments and feedback will also be collected via an online survey.


The intent of this 20-year plan is to improve water quality in this watershed. The SMAP continues the work of the 2017 Little Bear Creek Basin Plan (Water Quality Study) and additional studies to identify priority future drainage and in-stream improvement projects. The SMAP is a requirement of the County’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit.


About Snohomish County Conservation and Natural Resources 

The Snohomish County Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) includes the Division of Surface Water Management; the Division of Parks and Recreation; the Office of Energy and Sustainability and the Office of Agriculture. DCNR works in support of thriving communities; a clean and healthy environment to foster environmental stewardship; ensuring food security; supporting a green economy, and strengthening communities by providing regional parks and infrastructure; protecting the region's water, air, land and natural habitats; enhancing agriculture and recreation; and reducing flooding. https://snohomishcountywa.gov/5758.



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