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Snoqualmie/Skykomish Basin projects

Cedar/Sammamish Basin projects

Issaquah Creek projects

Green River Basin projects

  • Black River Pump Station Improvements - Ongoing work to maintain and improve the pump stations that serves 24.8 square miles of the lower Green River basin.
  • Briscoe-Desimone Levee Improvement Project - With funding from the King County Flood Control District, this City of Kent project seeks to reduce flood risks by installing a secondary flood protection wall behind the levee in four reaches of the river.
  • Desimone Levee Repair Project – Repair of recent flood damage to the Desimone Levee in the City of Tukwila, to be completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2015.
  • Dykstra Levee Repair Project – Repair of recent flood damage to the Dykstra Levee in the City of Auburn, to be completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in 2016.
  • Fort Dent Levee Repair Project - Repair and stabilize the Fort Dent Levee on the Green River to provide flood risk reduction.
  • Galli's-Dykstra Feasibility and Repair Project - The project will evaluate and address low areas along the levee.
  • Green River System-Wide Improvement Framework (SWIF) - In Feb. 2016, and Interim SWIF Report was submitted to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers for review following approval by the King County Flood Control District. This collaborative effort will produce a prioritized set of capital project and programmatic recommendations to achieve reach-specific, flood protection goals in a manner that builds economic, ecologic and community resiliency for current and future generations in the lower Green River valley.
  • Gunter Levee - The Gunter levee provides flood risk reduction benefits to commercial areas of Tukwila. This project will assess existing levee conditions between river miles 15.9 and 16.8, develop and evaluate alternatives to meet flood hazard management objectives and consider other multi-benefit opportunities such as habitat and passive recreational enhancements.
  • Kent Airport Levee Repair - Repair and maintenance of this levee reduces flood risks to local utilities and nearby businesses.
  • Lower Russell Levee Setback Project - This early action SWIF project will replace an old levee and revetment that do not meet current engineering design standards along 1.4-mile-long levee in the City of Kent.
  • Reddington Levee Setback and Extension Project - Construction was completed in 2013 on this project to replace and extend a levee that protects Auburn and the Green River Valley, and create more flood storage and enhance ecological benefits.
  • Teufel Mitigation Project - King County acquired the Teufel Nursery property to provide room for current mitigation needs as well as for future flood risk reduction and salmon habitat restoration work.

White River Basin projects

For more information about flood-related capital projects, please contact Katy Vanderpool, Policy and Planning Supervisor, King County River and Floodplain Management Section, Water and Land Resources Division, Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

Opportunity for public input 

Opportunities for public review and comment on King County River and Floodplain Management Section capital projects undergoing State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Environmental Review

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