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 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.

Find out about upcoming events and meet us on Facebook or contact the Watershed Coordinator (at bottom of page) to get added to our email list, if you'd like to get involved.

Use this link to request a guest speaker presentation to your group.

The theme for the 2020 Watershed Issues Forum is Stormwater. If you have knowledge or expertise in this topic, consider submitting a speaker proposal abstract by August 31 using this online form: 2020 WIF Speaker Abstract Submission Form

Meetings 

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. If you would like to attend or join a committee, please contact the Watershed Coordinator for details.

Upcoming Watershed Council Meetings:
  • July 15 Virtual Field Trip  
  • August 19 Virtual Field Trip 
  • September 16 - grantee final reports: Clover Park Schools - Salmon in the Classroom; and Pierce Conservation District
  • October 21 - grantee final reports: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Study by Charles Wright Academy; and Environmental Education by Harbor WildWatch
  • RSVP to Watershed Issues Forum on Stormwater - November 18th 
Meeting Schedule:
When
: Third Wednesday of most months from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Where: Meetings may be held online only during COVID-19. Currently meeting are held on Zoom. Our usual meeting location is Lakewood Community Center9112 Lakewood Dr. SW, Lakewood WA 98499 
Note: Committee meetings are held at various locations.
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2020 Council Leadership

Executive Committee Members:
  • Renee Buck, Chair
  • Cindy Haverkamp,   Vice Chair 
  • Al Schmauder, Treasurer & Stewardship Chair
  • Chris Burke, Secretary
  • Janet Spingath, Communications Chair
  • Ione Clagett, at-large member
  • Don Russell, at-large member
  • Barbara Ann Smolko, Watershed Coordinator
  • Krystal Kyer, Watershed Coordinator

Visit us at these community events:

Volunteers make these events happen!
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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 asl 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. 

Contact Us
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Krystal Kyer
Watershed Coordinator
Phone: (253) 798-2485

Monday–Friday
7:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Mailing Address:
2702 S 42nd St, Ste 109
Tacoma, WA 98409-7322