Yakima Basin Integrated Plan

The Yakima Basin Integrated Plan (YBIP) is a collaboration of state, federal, tribal, business, and community organizations committed to addressing water, fishery, habitat and climate variability challenges to ensure a robust Yakima River Basin within its built and natural systems.

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Featured Project

Nelson Dam Removal on the Naches River - Phase 1 Complete

The Nelson Dam Removal Project will improve fish passage and sediment continuity to improve habitat, increase flow conveyance to decrease flooding risks for nearby landowners, and improve water supply reliability. The project began in August 2021 and Phase 1 became complete and operational in May 2023.  View a tour of the project using this link: Nelson Dam Removal Project – Fly Through Tour by FLOWPV.

To learn more visit: https://www.yakimawa.gov/media/nelson-dam-project/

Upcoming Meetings

Our Workgroup meets quarterly to receive updates on Yakima Basin Integrated Plan actions and activities, offer input, and share perspectives. The public is encouraged to attend meetings and participate by providing comments. These meetings are being offered in-person and virtually on WebEx. For more information on how to attend visit our Resources page.

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2024 YRBWEP Workgroup Meetings