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.
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
Flood Preparedness Brochure Graphic Design and Project Management The King County Flood Control District is accepting proposals to provide the District with Flood Preparedness Brochure Graphic Design and Project Management Services. The specific services are listed in the Scope of Work. Upon review of the proposals, the District will make a final decision as to which specific services will be … Read More
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
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