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Watershed Stewardship Resource Center

In 2010, the Department of Community Development was awarded a federal grant to help educate and assist landowners with project design and permitting to encourage low impact stormwater management (Low Impact Development or LID) methods and other sustainable development solutions to environmental regulatory requirements. Learn more.

The Puget Sound Action Team selected Jefferson County in 2005 as part of a set of a dozen local governments to receive consultant assistance to examine development regulations to optimize opportunities to employ "low impact development" (LID) stormwater management techniques. See Low Impact Development for evaluation results and more information on LID.