• Meydenbauer Creek Basin Drainage Details

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    Lake Washington Watershed (WRIA 8) / State Stream #08-0258

    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
    897 Total Acres
    City Area
    3.7%
    Drainage Jurisdiction(s)
    Bellevue: 89.3%
    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
    18 Ft
    Highest Elevation
    392 Ft
    Total Length of Open Channel
    0.4 Miles
    Total Length of Storm Drainage Pipes:
    31 Miles

    Salmon Present in the Basin

    • Chinook (Lake only)
    • Coho+ (Lake only)
    • Rainbow Trout (Lake only)
    • Sockeye
    • Cutthroat Trout (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)
    13,801
    % of all Basins
    9.1%
    Basin Population Density
    9,851 People per Square Mile

    Land Use

    Entire Basin Within Bellevue
    Public Right of Way 18.2% 27.5%
    Commercial/Office 14.2% 14.2%
    Industrial 0.0% 0.0%
    Institutional/Government 11.0% 6.3%
    Mixed Use/Misc 3.9% 3.2%
    Multi-Family 7.6% 7.6%
    Open Space/Park 3.8% 3.7%
    Single Family Residential 31.1% 27.4%
    Unknown 10.1% 10.1%

    Land Cover

    Entire Basin Within Bellevue
    Impervious 60.3% 61.8%
    Tree Canopy 24.4% 24.9%
    Impervious in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 42.3% 42.3%
    Tree Canopy in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 42.4% 42.4%