WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE
NEWS RELEASE
600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091

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January 02, 1997
Contact: Madonna Luers, (509) 456-4073

Emergency hydraulic permit telephone numbers

OLYMPIA -- As flood waters continue to threaten property and fish and wildlife habitat, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife reminds homeowners that one telephone call can get them an emergency permit to work in streams and rivers to minimize threats to life and property.

To obtain emergency Hydraulic Project Application approvals as required by law for such work, people should contact their local regional WDFW habitat biologist or office: Those numbers are:

  • Spokane -- (509) 456-4082
  • Ephrata -- (509) 754-4624
  • Yakima -- (509) 575-2740
  • Wenatchee -- (509) 662-0452
  • Mill Creek (Seattle area) -- (206) 775-1311
  • Vancouver -- (360) 696-6211
  • Montesano -- (360) 586-6129
The department's 24-hour hydraulics emergency hotline number is (360) 902-2537.