Capital projects by watershed
Learn more about flood risk reduction capital projects and studies taking place in each watershed.
Snoqualmie—Skykomish watershed projects
The Snoqualmie-Skykomish watershed is in northeast King County. The Snoqualmie and Skykomish Rivers flow into the Snohomish River and out into Puget Sound. The watershed includes the Tolt River, Raging River and other tributaries.
Project will identify and evaluate ways to reduce flood and channel migration risks to the neighborhood.
Repair a damaged revetment on the Snoqualmie River near Dutchman Road.
This project will reduce flood risks and improve habitat in and along the lower Tolt River.
King County is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair a damaged levee on the Middle Fork Snoqualmie River near the City of North Bend.
Explore options to manage flooding at one location on Tolt River Road Northeast.
Sammamish watershed flood risk reduction projects
The Sammamish watershed in east King County includes land that drains rainwater and snowmelt to Lake Sammamish, Bear Creek, Issaquah Creek, the Sammamish River and out into Lake Washington.
Development of a capital investment strategy that will guide future projects to reduce flood risks, support the needs of area residents, and protect fish and wildlife.
Repair a damaged revetment on Issaquah Creek near Cedar Grove Road Southeast.
Alter the transition zone between the Sammamish River and Lake Sammamish in King County's Marymoor Park to improve habitat while addressing maintenance costs and sustainable flood control.
Levee Breach Study
This study is being conducted in five locations across the Snoqualmie—Skykomish and Cedar River watersheds.
Cedar River watershed flood risk reduction projects
The Cedar River watershed is within the Lake Washington watershed. Madsen, Taylor, and Rock creeks flow into the Cedar River, which connects to Lake Washington.
Reduce flood and erosion risks along a stretch of the Cedar River about four miles east of Renton.
Reduce flood and erosion risks for residents, their property, and critical public infrastructure along a portion of the Cedar River approximately two miles north of Maple Valley.
Analyze flood and landslide hazards and their potential interaction in the Maplewood neighborhood of Renton.
Repair two revetments on the Cedar River to reduce flood risks to the Maple Valley Highway (State Route 169), Cedar River Trail, local utilities, and private property.
Green—Duwamish Watershed flood risk reduction projects
The Green-Duwamish watershed is in southwest King County. The Green River begins in the Cascades and flows to its outlet in Elliott Bay via the Duwamish River.
Maintain and improve the pump station that serves 24.8 square miles of the lower Green River basin.
Repair and stabilize the Fort Dent Levee on the Green River to provide flood risk reduction.
Assess condition of a levee on the Green River and how to meet flood hazard management objectives and multi-benefit opportunities such as habitat and passive recreational enhancements.
Repair and maintenance of levee to reduce flood risks to local utilities and nearby businesses.
Replaced an old levee and revetment to reduce flood risks to residential and commercial development on the Green River.
White River watershed flood risk reduction projects
The White River watershed is in south King County. About two-thirds of the watershed extends into Pierce County.
Provide flood risk reduction benefits for more than 200 residences near the White River, and restore floodplain habitat for fish and wildlife.
Investigate ways to substantially reduce the potential of White River flooding in the City of Pacific.