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 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.

NEW - Stay up to date on the latest CCWC news via the Council's blog.

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:

WhenThird Wednesday of most months from 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

WhereAll meetings are held virtually via Zoom. Join our mailing list to receive the meeting link and materials.

Looking to get outside? New in 2023, monthly volunteer stewardship opportunities at CPTC's Flett Habitat Preserve in Lakewood on one Saturday each month.  For more environmental activities in our area, please visit Pierce Conservation District’s Green Events Calendar.

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

  • 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
  • Read what's happening in your watershed via the CCWC blog

2023 Council Leadership

  • Renee Buck, Chair
  • Derek Faust, Vice Chair
  • Cindy Haverkamp, Secretary
  • Al Schmauder, Stewardship Chair
  • Rikki McGee, Communications Chair
  • Kris Kauffman, Historian
  • Ione Clagett, At-Large
  • Marianne Lincoln, At-Large
  • Kim Underwood, At-Large
  • Pierce Conservation District, At-Large

Resource Library

Contact Us

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