Chambers - Clover Creek Watershed Council

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.

Find out about upcoming events and meet us on Facebook or contact the Watershed Coordinator (at bottom of page) to get added to our email list, if you'd like to get involved.

The 2019 Smalls Grants Cycle is closed. The next grant round will be announced in early 2020.

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. If you would like to attend or join a committee, please contact the Watershed Coordinator for details.

Upcoming 2019 meeting dates:
  • June 5, Executive Committee meeting
  • June 13, Stewardship Committee; Communications Committee meeting
  • June 19, Council meeting
  • July 17 Field Trip: Flett Creek & Tacoma Stormwater
  • August 21 Field Trip: Schibig Lakeview Preserve, Springbrook Park, Tacoma Nature Center to learn about grant projects
  • Sept. 18, Council meeting
  • October 16, Council meeting
  • November 20, 3rd Annual Watershed Issues Forum at Pacific Lutheran University, Parkland
Council Meetings:
When
: Third Wednesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (exceptions: July, August, November, December)
WhereLakewood Community Center
9112 Lakewood Dr. SW, Lakewood WA 98499 
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Resource Library

Executive Committee members plan our meetings, field trips, and special events!
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2019 Council Leadership

Executive Committee Members:
  • Renee Buck, Chair
  • Cindy Haverkamp, Vice Chair & Secretary
  • Al Schmauder, Treasurer & Stewardship Chair
  • Janet Spingath, Communications Chair
  • Ione Clagett, at-large member
  • Terry Hurd, at-large member
  • Barbara Ann Smolko, Watershed Coordinator
  • Krystal Kyer, Watershed Coordinator

Visit us at these community events:

Volunteers make these events happen!
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View the Eyes on the Watershed Story Map for an interactive experience to get to know this watershed!

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.

Contact Us
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Barbara Ann Smolko
Watershed Coordinator
Phone: (253) 798-6156

Tuesday–Friday
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Mailing Address:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 201
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322

In Person: Visit Suite 109