Chambers - Clover Creek Watershed Council

What's Happening?

The mission of the Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Council is to promote the protection and enhancement of the Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed.

The Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed Council (CCWC) provides an opportunity for local agencies and citizen groups to coordinate their efforts to benefit the watershed. The council is committed to improving the health of the watershed by working to improve fish habitat, water quality and foster a sense of stewardship among watershed residents.

About the Watershed

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The watershed extends from the town of Ruston on Commencement Bay south to DuPont, and east to Frederickson, covering about 149 square miles. Major lakes include American, Spanaway, Steilacoom, Gravelly, and Tule. Major streams are Chambers, Clover, Spanaway, Morey, Murray, Flett, Leach, Puget and Peach. 

Seven municipalities, three military installations, and one drainage district, as well asl Pierce County, have jurisdiction concerning water quality. The cities are: Tacoma, Lakewood, Fircrest, University Place, Steilacoom, DuPont, and Ruston. In 2018, the watershed's population was approximately 409,843 or 2,751 people per square mile. 

Meetings

The Council hosts monthly meetings that are open to the public. Community members, students, nonprofits, residents, businesses and agency representatives - everyone is invited to attend and participate in the Council meetings. 

Upcoming Watershed Council Meetings:
  • April 21: Sequalitchew Creek Restoration Project
  • May 19: Tacoma's Watershed Management Plan
  • June 16: Ecosystem Diagnosis and Treatment (EDT) Model for Salmon Recovery

When
: Third Wednesday of most months from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Where: Meetings are held virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic via Zoom. Join our mailing list to receive the meeting link and materials.

Stay Connected

  • Find out about upcoming events and meet us on Facebook
  •  Join our email list if you'd like to get involved and stay connected
  • Use this link to request a guest speaker presentation to your group
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2021 Council Leadership

Executive Committee Members:
  • Renee Buck, Chair
  • Cindy Haverkamp, Vice Chair 
  • Al Schmauder, Treasurer & Stewardship Chair
  • Rikki McGee, Secretary
  • Janet Spingath, Communications Chair
  • Ione Clagett, at-large member
  • Derek Faust, at-large member
  • Kris Kauffman, Historian

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Contact Us
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Krystal Kyer
Watershed Coordinator
Phone: (253) 798-2485

Monday–Friday
7:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Mailing Address:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 109
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322