Managing Stormwater

Vactor Truck cleaning storm drain.The stormwater system in Bellevue is a combination of streams, lakes, wetlands, pipes, catch basins and flood control sites--private and public systems that eventually drain into either Lake Washington or Lake Sammamish. Bellevue Utilities:

  • Provides flood control;
  • Protects water quality;
  • Provides the safe conveyance of stormwater to streams, lakes and wetlands;
  • Protects natural habitat; and
  • Provides education to protect the environment.

Managing stormwater effectively involves cooperative efforts from both the private and public sectors. There are many things you can do to protect water quality.

Resources:

  • Drainage Problem at Homes and Businesses: Contact Bellevue Utilities Operations and maintenance at 425-452-7840 or O&MSupport@bellevuewa.gov.
  • Danger of Flooding at Homes and Business: Call Bellevue Utilities 24-hour Emergency Response at 425-452-7840

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