Surface Water Management

Excellence in Restoration Award
  • Awarded by: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries
  • Description: This award recognizes Snohomish County for demonstrating great vision, commitment and leadership in advancing salmon recovery in the Snohomish River basin, one of the largest sources of salmon and steelhead in Puget Sound. Specifically, the Excellence in Restoration award acknowledges the County Council and the Executive Office for sponsoring the Smith Island Estuary Restoration project.
  • Recipients: Snohomish County, Snohomish County Council and Snohomish County Executive John Lovick
 Smith Island Award
2015 Partner of the Year
  • Awarded bySnohomish Conservation District (SCD)
  • Description:  Scott Moore received the SCD's "Partner of the Year" award for working with the SCD to facilitate shared usage of the county's Native Plant Nursery. His experience and expertise in stream restoration and nursery management were invaluable resources.
  • Recipient: Scott Moore, Watershed Steward
Scott Moore
2015 Environmental Leader of the Year
  • Awarded by: Snohomish Conservation District (SCD)
  • Description: Suzi Wong Swint received the SCD's "Environmental Leader of the Year" award for her decades of service as a volunteer board member for various local nonprofits and for her work with the county's watershed education program over the past 20 years.
  • Recipient: Suzi Wong Swint, Senior Planner
Suzi Wong Swint
2010 Snohomish Conservation District Partnership Award
  • Awarded by: Snohomish Conservation District
  • Description: Honored for efforts to improve partnerships benefiting water quality and natural resource management.
  • Recipients: Debbie Terwilleger and Mike McGuiness
2009 Storm Water Solutions - Top Project Award
  • Awarded by: Storm Water Solutions Magazine
  • Description: Multiple Low Impact Development (LID) improvements installed at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds as part of an LID demonstration project partially funded by a grant from the Dept. of Ecology.
  • Project manager: Gregg Farris
  • Graphic Designer / Art Director / Illustrator: Rebecca Lindahl
  • Additional information
Storm Water Drainage Feature