Other Duwamish Websites

We'd like to provide a comprehensive listing of websites relating to the LDW. To suggest a website for this page, please contact the webmaster.

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Government Websites: National & Regional Agencies

The US EPA Lower Duwamish Waterway Site
EPA Region 10's main site for the Duwamish; many links

NPL Site Narrative for the Lower Duwamish Waterway
Online version of document proposing the Lower Duwamish as a Superfund site

NOAA's website for Developing the Lower Duwamish River's Draft Restoration plan
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's page about the lower Duwamish.

Government Websites: State & Local Agencies

The Washington Department of Ecology's Lower Duwamish Waterway website.
Includes pages focusing on source control, early action areas, and Duwamish-related meetings and events.

Seattle Public Utilities South Park Soil Remediation Project
A project is underway to address chemicals found in dirt and dust along three streets in a small area of Seattleā€™s South Park neighborhood. Seattle Public Utilities found chemicals called polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, along a small area of 17th Avenue South, South Donovan Street and Dallas Avenue South.

Washington State Department of Health provides fish and shellfish consumption advice for the Lower Duwamish Waterway, including details on the existing consumption advisory and Fish Facts for Healthy Nutrition.

Green/Duwamish Watershed (WRIA 9) Salmon Habitat Webpage
Central Puget Sound Watershed (WRIA 9) Salmon Habitat Webpage
WRIA is an acronym for Water Resource Inventory Area, which is synonymous with "watershed." This page, hosted by King County on behalf of sixteen municipalities within the Green/Duwamish and Central Puget Sound watersheds, contains information on watershed-wide efforts to plan for and act to protect and restore salmon habitat. Includes links to detailed maps and other technical documents on salmon habitat in the Green/Duwamish and Central Puget Sound watersheds.

King County's Duwamish Waterway Programs
This project is part of the Elliott Bay/Duwamish Restoration Program, or EBDRP.

King County's Combined Sewer Overflow Water Quality Assessment
"Assessing Water and Sediment Quality in the Duwamish River and Elliott Bay"

Web page for the Duwamish Tribe, who formerly lived on and still fish in the Lower Duwamish.

King County's formal announcement of the formation of LDWG

Private Environmental/Advocacy Groups

The Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition
"An alliance of community, environmental and small business groups affected by ongoing pollution and cleanup plans for the Duwamish River."

The Puget Soundkeeper Alliance
A citizen watchdog group that conducts independent monitoring of Puget Sound and tributary streams, including the Duwamish.

The Washington Water Trails Association
"A non-profit collaboration of people who love to travel and enjoy the world by small boats." The WWTA maintains a thorough, up-to-date calendar of public events related to Washington waterways.

Other LDW-related Websites

The Environmental Coalition of South Seattle
Providing environmental education and assistance to communities and businesses in the Puget Sound region.
One program is the Environmental Extension Service, which "provides onsite pollution prevention and site clean-up education to businesses throughout the Duwamish Industrial Valley."