Water Resource Inventory Area 8 (WRIA 8) Salmon Recovery Council


Varisha Khan

Board Information

The Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed, also known as Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 8, runs from the Puget Sound nearshore and the inlands of the north end of Elliott Bay to south Everett and east to the Bear Creek basin, the Issaquah Alps, and upper reaches of the Cedar River.

The Salmon Recovery Council is composed of local elected officials; concerned citizens; scientists; and representatives from business and environmental interests, water and sewer districts, and federal and state agencies. The Council oversees implementation of a science-based salmon conservation plan in the Lake Washington/Cedar/Sammamish Watershed.