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Determining the Ordinary High Water Mark for Shoreline Management Act Compliance in Washington State

 
Publication number Date Published Date Revised
16-06-029March 2010October 2016
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Author(s) Paul S. Anderson, Susan Meyer, Dr. Patricia Olson, Erik Stockdale
Description This is the updated guidance on determining the ordinary high water mark (OHWM) for consistency with the state Shoreline Management Act. This guidance describes the regulatory framework for OHWM determinations and describes methods and field indicators applicable to streams, lakes, tidal waters and associated wetlands.
NOTES: This is an update on the previously published draft guidance on determining the ordinary high water mark (Ecology Publication # 08-06-001)
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Keywords associated wetland, RCW 90.48, shorelands, Salish Sea, shoreline management act, sma, shoreline, RCW 90.58, OHWM, ordinary high water mark, waters of the state, Water Pollution Control Act
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