The MRA funding is a source of public health monies provided by the state legislature to implement on-site sewage system management plans as required by Chapter 70A.110 RCW and to develop or enhance electronic data systems.
This funding is available to the twelve Puget Sound Counties. Each county uses this money to supplement local funding. To learn more about the programs, read Puget Sound Local On-site Sewage Management Plans - A Report to the Legislature, 2008 Progress Report (PDF).
This webpage is intended as a resource to help facilitate information sharing as the 12 Puget Sound local health jurisdictions implement their on-site management plans and marine recovery area strategies.
Local Management Program Workgroup Meetings
We use 2 times / year conference calls to share information, program updates, and success stories and challenges. Meeting dates are in January and July.
Funding Progress Reports
The local management plan funding is a source of public health funding provided by the state legislature to implement on-site sewage system management plans as required by Chapter 70A.110 RCW and to develop or enhance electronic data systems.
Counties provide a report twice a year of activities related to local management plan implementation. To request copies of these reports, contact the Wastewater Management Program.
County Specific Information
The following local health jurisdictions have on-site management plans. These plans have been adopted by the local boards of health and approved as complete by the Department of Health. Below are individual counties on-site webpages, their local management plans, and local on-site codes.
Clallam Local Management Plan (PDF)
Island Local Management Plan (PDF)
Jefferson Local Management Plan
King Local Management Plan (PDF)
Kitsap Local Management Plan (PDF)
Pierce Local Management Plan (PDF)
San Juan County
San Juan Local Management Plan
Skagit Local Management Plan (PDF)
Snohomish Local Management Plan (PDF)
Thurston Local Management Plan 2008 (PDF)
Thurston Local Management Plan 2014 DRAFT (PDF)
Whatcom Local Management Plan (PDF)
Chapter 246-272A WAC, On-site Sewage Systems
Chapter 70A.110 RCW, Marine Recovery Areas
On-site Sewage System Management Plan Guidance for Puget Sound Local Health Jurisdictions, June 2006 (PDF)
Marine Recovery Area (MRA) Guidance, October 2006 (PDF)
O & M, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (PDF) - Presentation by Jerry Deeter (Kitsap County Environmental Health Director) at the 2003 On-site Wastewater Treatment Short Course sponsored by University of Washington.
For questions, contact Wastewater Management Program at 360-236-3330.