Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask.
If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes
located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.
Click here for office and department contact information
Click here for information on COVID-19
Find information on rivers in Thurston County. Observed and predicted flow graphs, as well as information and historical data.
Dashboard View of gages monitored by the Advanced Hydrological Prediction Service (NWS AHPS)
Dashboard View of gages monitored by the NWS Northwest River Forecasting Center
USGS Listing of Washington Rivers
Information on sandbagging, including guidance for placing, estimating quantity and availability of sandbags in the Thurston County.
Click here for more information.
The Environmental Monitoring Program monitors the condition of water resources in the county. The program collects data from various sources to help residents prepare for floods and other natural disasters.
Click here for more information
A tool for property owners to request a Leter of map amendment (LOMA), if they think their property has been inadvertently mapped in a Special Flood Hazard Area.
This Thurston County Public Health link provides information on flood-related health issues and cleanup guidelines, as well as other information that can be useful when flooding occurs.
Winter 2011 Groundwater Flooding Information (pdf)
Fall 2015 Thurston County Flood Bulletin (pdf)