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.

Meetings & Events

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 & Events:
  • September 21
  • October 19
  • November 16 - Watershed Issues Forum

: Third Wednesday of most months from 3:30pm-5:30pm

Where: All meetings are being held virtually via Zoom. Join our mailing list to receive the meeting link and materials.

Looking to get outside? New in 2022, monthly volunteer stewardship opportunities at CPTC's Flett Habitat Preserve in Lakewood on one Saturday each month.

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 as 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. 

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

2022 Council Leadership

Executive Committee Members:
  • Renee Buck, Chair
  • Cindy Haverkamp, Vice Chair 
  • Al Schmauder, Treasurer & Stewardship Chair
  • Rikki McGee, Secretary
  • Open, 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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Barbara Ann Smolko
Senior Planner
Phone: (253) 798-6156

8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Mailing Address:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 109
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322