Drain Rangers: Episode 1 from Transect Films on Vimeo.

The Surface Water Utility provides many opportunities for residents and businesses to get involved in managing stormwater and keeping it clean. Visit the pages below to find out how you can help protect our streams, lakes, and Puget Sound!

2017 Master Plan Update

Do you have concerns or questions about flooding, drainage projects, or water quality of our local streams and lakes? Visit this page to learn more and provide your input. 

Adopt-A-Drain

You can help reduce flooding and pollution in your neighborhood by volunteering to monitor storm drains and keep them clear of leaves and debris this winter. 

Clean Water - How You Can Help

There are many simple, everyday actions that we all can do to prevent pollution of our streams, lakes and Puget Sound. Learn more about what actions you can take to make a difference.

Comment on Stormwater Management in Shoreline

The Stormwater Management Program plan is the annual guiding document for the Surface Water Utility. Visit this page to comment on how stormwater is managed in Shoreline. 

Soak It Up Rebate Program

The Utility offers up $1,600 for Shoreline home or business owners to install a rain garden or native vegetation landscaping on their property. These features can help water soak into the soil faster, beautify a landscape area, filter out pollutants, and reduce flooding on your property. Visit this page to learn more and to apply. 

another rain garden before and after

Rain Garden before and after
"Before and After" - Rain gardens installed at two homes