Surface Water Management

Update about how COVID-19 affects our services


In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, employee schedules have shifted and response times may take longer. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for on our website, please contact us by email whenever possible. City of Bothell appreciates your patience and is committed to providing the best service possible under the given circumstances.

What We Do


Surface water staff work to protect our local streams through storm system inspection, maintenance, construction oversight, stream monitoring, and education and outreach opportunities to foster healthy watershed stewardship. Learn how you can help.

Program Updates

2020 Surface Water Design Manual


As part of the City’s yearly update to the Bothell Design and Construction Standards and Specifications, we have updated Bothell’s Surface Water Design Manual. Learn more and view the updated manual.

Report a Spill


Let us know right away if you see a spill so we can try to contain it before it reaches any of our storm drains or local streams. Report a spill.

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Report a Drainage Issue


Submit an online form to tell us about your drainage concern. If it's an emergency, call 911.

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