Sammamish Community Wildlife Habitat

Examples of Stormwater Damage

What Happens Without Proper Care?

There are two main ways bad or improperly functioning stormwater systems can be seen. The first is diminished salmon runs:

Sick Fish

Dr. Jennifer McIntyre, from WSU, talks about the problem.

Damage to the Environment

Other effects of stormwater damage to property and structures are demonstrated when stormwater systems fail:

Communities Taking Action In Washington


Examples of stormwater damage:

(Source: http://www.sammamish.us/files/document/9667.pdf)
Mud flows from gully flowing across Ebright Creek, March 2011

Mud flows from gully flowing across Ebright Creek, March 2011

First landslide in Ebright Creek (during dry conditions)

First landslide in Ebright Creek (during dry conditions)

Mud flows from gully flowing across Ebright Creek, March 2011

Mud flows from gully flowing across Ebright Creek, March 2011