Stormwater Inspections and Maintenance

Update about how COVID-19 affects our services

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, employee schedules have shifted and response times may take longer. If you don’t find the information you’re looking for on our website, please contact us by email whenever possible. City of Bothell appreciates your patience and is committed to providing the best service possible under the given circumstances.

Updated 9/21/20

Annual Inspections

Each year we conduct routine inspections for both public and private stormwater systems within the Bothell's city limits. We inspect control structures, retention ponds, detention and drainage systems to be sure they meet standards and are in proper working order.
Surface Water Inspector

New maintenance standards

The City adopted a new set of maintenance standards from King County, effective January 1, 2020 for maintaining stormwater systems in Bothell. View the new standards

Does your drainage system need maintenance?

See a list of private contractors that are licensed to do that kind of work in Bothell's city limits, and learn what you should do before hiring one. 
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