North Sammamish Basins

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Lake Washington Watershed (WRIA 8)

Updated: July 2017

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Land Characteristics

Basin Area
1,586 Total Acres
City Area
7.4%
Drainage Jurisdiction(s)
Bellevue: 99.6%
Beaux Arts: 0.0%
Clyde Hill: 0.0%
Issaquah: 0.0%
King County: 0.0%
Kirkland: 0.0%
Medina: 0.0%
Newcastle: 0.0%
Redmond: 0.0%
Renton: 0.0%
Lowest Elevation
31 Ft
Highest Elevation
446 Ft
Total Length of Open Channel
4.6 Miles
Total Length of Storm Drainage Pipes:
35.7 Miles

Salmon Present in the Basin

  • Chinook*+ (Lake only)
  • Coho+ (Lake only)
  • Kokanee+ (Lake only)
  • Sockeye (Lake only)
  • Rainbow & Cutthroat Trout (Lake only)
  • Steelhead (Lake only)

* 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)
11,040
% of all Basins
7.3%
Basin Population Density
4,455 People per Square Mile

Land Use

  Entire Basin Within Bellevue
Public Right of Way 17.5% 17.2%
Commercial/Office 0.1% 0.1%
Industrial 0.0% 0.0%
Institutional/Government 2.3% 2.3%
Mixed Use/Misc 3.7% 3.7%
Multi-Family 1.0% 1.0%
Open Space/Park 9.1% 9.2%
Single Family Residential 60.0% 60.3%
Unknown 6.2% 6.2%

Land Cover

  Entire Basin Within Bellevue
Impervious 37.5% 37.6%
Tree Canopy 39.2% 39.4%
Impervious in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 11.5% 11.6%
Tree Canopy in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 80.9% 81.6%