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Below is a collection of stories and news about Snohomish County's Surface Water Management division (SWM) -- highlighting our services and projects in the community.

SWM Annual Reports

SWM Quarterly Newsletters

Selected Stories In the Media

Media Alerts and Press Releases:
Snohomish County Moving Forward to Construct Thomas’ Eddy Floodplain Restoration Project Thanks to $5.85 Million Federal Grant

Educational Resources Available to Help Reduce the Loss of Crab Pots

Construction on Five Culvert and Drainage Projects Begin in Snohomish County

Smith Island Estuary Restoration Project Wins 2020 APWA National Project of the Year Award

 Everett Daily Herald:

To build a healthier Snohomish River, more log jams

Tulalip Tribes, Snohomish County receive grants for coastal preservation

A scramble to save Puget Sound's precious kelp and eelgrass

Save salmon, create jobs: A new plan for Snohomish watershed

Not so high and dry: climate change adds to flooding risks

Everett couple writes check to clean up the Snohomish River

Nearly 30 years of keeping tabs on Snohomish County lakes

Torn to bits and hauled away, the Midas will soon be gone

Residents asked is county water getting better or worse

On I-5's edge, biologists revive a vanishing world for salmon

Pet poop and plastic bag bans - what's the right way to toss?

KING5 News:

Officials hope to keep abandoned vessels out of Snohomish River

Snohomish River salmon habitat needs $1.5 billion

Everett estuary aims to boost salmon population

Lynnwood Times:

County receives $8.5M grant for floodplain restoration work along the Lower Skykomish River

Snohomish County Tribune:

Blackman Lake facing difficulties for healthy longevity