City of Kent and King County leaders held a grand opening to celebrate the completion of a $58 million levee project along the Green River that included the relocation of Van Doren’s Landing Park. Leaders cut a ribbon June 28 at the park to make the completion of the Lower Russell Levee Setback project official. The improvements to the 1.4-mile … Read More
Orca depend on chinook salmon for food, and salmon depend on accessible habitat for survival. King County recently completed a large habitat restoration project on the Green River near Auburn. An old, failing levee was removed and replaced with a new setback alternative, opening expansive new habitat for fish while maintaining critical flood protection for local agriculture.
The King County Flood Control District recently announced the availability of at least $12 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 2022 grant is at 6 p.m. on June 3. Online informational meetings will be offered on April 27 … Read More
On behalf of the King County Flood Control District we are pleased to announce the availability of the 2022 Sub-Regional Opportunity Fund. The King County Flood Control District has allocated 10.23 percent of the District’s levy proceeds for a Sub-Regional Opportunity Fund. This fund is made available to jurisdictions throughout the District on a proportional basis, based on assessed values of … Read More