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Protecting our Waters

Program Contact: Bob Simmons, Regional Water Resources Specialist
(360) 379-5610 •


Protecting the water quality on the Strait of Juan de Fuca is of utmost importance to the residents of Clallam County. WSU Extension has many opportunities available so our community can learn what actions can be taken to keep our waters clean.

Whether you’re a homeowner, farmer, citizen scientist, or simply enjoy life-long learning, here you’ll find WSU publication, training opportunities, partner information, research programs and timely news on important water-related issues.

Shore Stewards

If you live on or near the Salish Sea in western Washington state, this website is for you. The WSU Shore Stewards program provide guidelines and resources for living on or near waters of the Salish Sea regions, including Puget Sound, Strait of Juan de Fuca, Strait of Georgia, and lakes, rivers, streams, and coasts in the area.

Rain Gardens

Washington State University and Stewardship Partners are leading a new groundbreaking campaign to install 12,000 rain gardens in the Seattle/Puget Sound Region by 2016.

Low Impact Development Program

The mission of the WSU Puyallup LID Research Program is to reduce the impacts of stormwater on streams, lakes, wetlands, and coastal areas through effective, research-based application of LID management principles and practices.

Managing Pet Waste


Clallam County Water Quality Resources

Volunteer Opportunities