Water Quality Monitoring

Rivers, Streams & Marine Waters

Jefferson County conducts a number of projects every year to monitor rivers and streams for fecal coliform and other water quality concerns, this information is provided to the Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) along with data collected by other organizations.
As part of the Federal Clean Water Act, Washington Water Quality Assessments provide information on all water bodies in the State, including those that are polluted (included on the 303(d) list). This information can be found on the DOE’s Water Quality Assessment and 303(d) List, To find out more about current and past Water Quality monitoring efforts of Jefferson County Public Health, see the Clean Water Projects page.

Water Quality Annual Report

Water Quality staff taking a water sample along the shoreline