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Washington Water Watch November 2023

As the end of the year approaches CELP’s staff and board are starting to assess how things went in 2023, and what challenges and opportunities we will face in the coming year. We are also celebrating our success in protecting…

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CELP Staff Join Northwest Tribes at R.U.N.

CELP Staff Join Northwest Tribes Gathered to Share and Strategize Salmon Recovery On November 1-2, 2023, over 300 people from Northwest Tribes and Nonprofit organizations came together at Tulalip Resort for The Rise Up in Unity summit, an assembly of…

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Carla Carlson Named 2023 Water Hero

During our 2023'a Celebrate Waters evening, CELP proudly presented Carla Carlson, retired Muckleshoot Analyst/Hydrologist with the Ralph Johnson Water Hero Award for her service and dedication to tribal water rights and instream flows around the state. During her 31 years…

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Washington Water Watch – October 2023

It is hard to believe that we are already in October, and hopefully we will see the return of our typical October weather. We desperately need the rain and the snow in the mountains, but so far we have had…

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Washington Water Watch – September

A LETTER FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Hello! As summer fades into fall we are (finally!) getting some rain, though the state is still experiencing drier-than-normal weather. It will take a lot of rain to make up for the current drought…

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Summer 2023 Drought in Washington

RCW 43.83B.011(2)"Drought condition" means that the water supply for a geographic area, or for a significant portion of a geographic area, is below seventy-five percent of normal, and the water shortage is likely to create undue hardships for water users…

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Washington Water Watch – Summer 2023

FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Summer is in full swing, and thankfully we are being spared from the excessive heat plaguing most of the world right now. But because of the unusually dry spring we had most of the state is…

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