Whether you live urban or rural, we are a resource for you. District staff are available to meet with landowners to discuss options for improving and enhancing their property through water quality projects.
The District offers both technical assistance and some cost sharing options for property owners all across Pierce County. If you are a landowner interested in water quality improvement action on your property, contact us with any questions or to find out what services and programs may help you meet your goals.
Rain gardens take polluted water from a large area and direct it into a small planted depression that naturally cleans the water as it slowly soaks into the ground.Link to page
Trees provide many benefits even in urban areas. Did you know that trees reduce runoff and erosion from storms by about 7% and can absorb up to 1,000 gallons of water annually?Link to page
Excess pavement is not only an eyesore, it is also the single largest contributor of pollution to our waters in our region. By removing unnecessary pavement and creating green space we are beautifying our urban areas and cleaning water.Link to page
Plants along streams stabilize stream banks and provide shade to keep water cool for fish and wildlife. Plants are also a natural filter for pollution that may be coming from upland areas.Link to page
Low-cost rain barrels available to residents of unincorporated Pierce County only for just $25.Link to page
If you are interested in learning more about improving water quality and reducing runoff on your property contact Melissa at firstname.lastname@example.org.