• Westport to Receive Ecology Funds to Prevent Flood Damage

    WESTPORT, Wash. – The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is providing nearly $1.4 million to help 12 Washington communities fund projects to prevent future damages from floods.

    During the 2009 legislative session, state lawmakers created a special account to help local towns, cities and counties fund targeted flood damage prevention activities.

    The Legislature directed Ecology to give priority to communities least able to fund flood mitigation projects and those projects most ready to proceed.

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