Board of Supervisors Approves 2021 Budget

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NEWS RELEASE The King County Flood Control District Board of Supervisors on Wednesday unanimously approved a 2021 District budget that continues to help prevent, and when necessary mitigate, the impact of floodwaters in King County without an increase in property taxes. “I am pleased that we are able to fund critical flood risk reduction projects while holding the line on … Read More

Cedar River restoration project reduces flood risks, improves habitat

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Reimagining flood projects so we can protect people while also supporting habitat for salmon is the direction we need to head. We can keep our community safe from flooding, but in the process, also provide environmental benefits for generations to come. Dave Upthegrove, Chair of the King County Flood District Read more about the Flood District’s partnership role in a … Read More

King County Flood District now accepting applications for flood reduction grant program

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NEWS RELEASE The King County Flood Control District announced on Monday the availability of $3.35 million in grant funding for projects that reduce the impact of flooding. The program targets flood reduction projects throughout King County and the deadline to apply for a 2020 grant is June 16. “This program is a great opportunity to provide funding to tribes, non-profits, … Read More

King County Flood Control District Commits to Environmental Partnership

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CONTACT: Daniel DeMay, 206-265-9197 Today, the King County Flood Control District committed to be a better environmental partner throughout the County by injecting an additional $6.7 million into its 2020 budget, which will go toward salmon recovery efforts and funding two flood projects that provide essential fish habitat restoration and enhanced flood risk reduction. “This new funding package represents a … Read More

Construction Breaks Ground on Lower Russell Levee Setback

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Project will improve flood safety, expand fish and wildlife habitat, and provide recreation opportunities for King County residents  Today leaders from the King County Flood Control District, King County, and the City of Kent joined together to break ground on construction for the Lower Russell Levee Setback project along the Green River in Kent. This project will provide 500-year flood … Read More

King County Flood Control District Funds Issaquah Creek Restoration and Conservation

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The King County Flood Control District has passed funding for two projects around Issaquah, promoting salmon habitat and healthy watershed restoration.  “Habitat restoration is critical to promote and protect environmental health and salmon survival,” said King County Flood Control District Supervisor Kathy Lambert. “These two projects along Issaquah Creek provide important resources to remove noxious weeds, restore native vegetation, and … Read More

King County Flood Control District Awards $4.6 Million for Salmon Habitat Restoration and Recovery

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Today, King County Flood Control District Chair Reagan Dunn announced that over $4.6 million is being awarded to salmon habitat and recovery efforts across King County. These grants are in their seventh year of promoting environmental health and salmon conservation.  “Salmon conservation is a priority for the King County Flood Control District,” said Dunn. “This funding will provide support to … Read More

King County Flood District now accepting applications for flood reduction grant program

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King County Flood District now accepting applications for flood reduction grant program The King County Flood Control District has more than $3.6 million in grant funding available in 2019 for projects that target flood-risk reduction along rivers, streams, lakes and other areas. The King County Flood Control District is announcing the availability of $3.64 million in grant funding for projects … Read More