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Lake Washington Watershed (WRIA 8)

Updated: July 2017

The City of Bellevue does not guarantee that the information on this map is accurate or complete. This data is provided on an "as is" basis and disclaims all warranties.

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Land Characteristics

Basin Area
25,667 Total Acres
Lowest Elevation
15 Ft
Highest Elevation
1,563 Ft
Total Length of Open Channel
85.5 Miles
Total Length of Storm Drainage Pipes:
466.7 Miles

* Listed Federal Endangered Species
+ City Species of Local Importance (Bellevue Land Use Code 20.25H.150A)

Population

The population density in Bellevue ranges from 1,344 to 9,851 people per square mile.

Basin Population (2016)
150,842
% of all Basins
91.4%
Basin Population Density
3,761 People per Square Mile

Salmon Present in the Basin

  • Chinook*+
  • Coho+
  • Kokanee+
  • Sockeye
  • Rainbow & Cutthroat Trout
  • Chum
  • Steelhead

Land Use

Entire Basin Within Bellevue
Public Right of Way 16.8% 17.9%
Commercial/Office 8.5% 7.9%
Industrial 0.9% 0.9%
Institutional/Government 4.3% 4.7%
Mixed Use/Misc 5.8% 5.5%
Multi-Family 2.6% 2.9%
Open Space/Park 16.4% 11.6%
Single Family Residential 38.6% 42.2%
Unknown 6.1% 6.4%

Land Cover

Entire Basin Within Bellevue
Impervious 37.7% 40.9%
Tree Canopy 42.8% 39.2%
Impervious in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 18.5% 19.3%
Tree Canopy in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 66.9% 65.6%