Fish passage

Rule-making status: Preproposal

Rule Making Reference# P2020-02
The department is considering new rules to implement the Fishway, Flow and Screening statute (RCW 77.57) and ESB 1109, which became effective on May 21, 2019.

Public comments

To submit comments on this proposal, please visit Fish Passage Rule Making public engagement page.

You may also submit a comment via email to or by leaving a voicemail message at 855-925-2801 and entering project code 4535.

For more information

An informational webinar was held on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Refer to the meeting presentation. The recording of the webinar is available on our YouTube page

More information is available on the Fish Passage Rule Making Page.

Staff Contact: Gabrielle Stillwater at

Assistance for Additional Accessibility and Persons with Disabilities Contact:
Title VI/ADA Compliance Coordinator  
Phone: (360) 902-2349, TTY: 1-800-833-6388 OR 711