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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Learn about the City’s Stormwater Management Action Plan

City action, milestone dates, public participation

Lake Forest Park is developing a Stormwater Management Action Plan (SMAP) as part of its commitment to clean water. The plan will identify actions the City can take to help clean up rainwater runoff from developed areas – also known as stormwater – affecting at least one of our high-priority surface water basins in the City. 


Why is the City creating a SMAP?

Stormwater is the leading pollution threat to our natural waters like lakes, rivers, streams, and marine water bodies in Washington State. Runoff contamination comes from our vehicles, landscaping chemicals, building materials, and other sources and can harm our natural waters and the people and animals that depend on them. The Washington State Department of Ecology requires that the City create a SMAP as part of a their regulatory program that ensures compliance with the Federal Clean Water Act.  


How can you learn more? 


How can you get involved?

We need your feedback to identify community concerns, help prioritize what locations are addressed first, and shape what actions will be taken. 

  • Attend the public meeting to be scheduled later this year (details will be provided in future project updates)
  • Contact the City SMAP representative, Andrew Silvia, at 206-957-2836 or by email.

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