Surface Water Management

Mission Statement

The mission of the Surface Water Management Division is to deliver excellent services that reduce flood damage and protect and improve water quality and natural resources for the benefit of our communities.

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Innovation helps county staff improve efficiency and accuracy

A Pierce County Planning & Public Works employee brought his engineering skills and interest in flying model airplanes together to improve a tool used to measure stormwater ponds in the county. The result was a reduction in time to map the bottoms of the ponds, increased accuracy in the mapping, and improved safety for staff. Find out more in the video.

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Ph: 253-798-2725

Fx: 253-798-7709


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2702 S 42nd St, Ste 201

Tacoma, WA 98409-7322