Mitigation is required for new water uses provided by wells within the Rule Area (including most Group B water systems). Mitigation is not required for projects that are served by Group A water systems. Clallam County will require proof of mitigation in order to issue permits, including building and land divisions. Contact the Dungeness Water Exchange to purchase a mitigation package.
The Dungeness Water Exchange Mitigation Plan (December 3, 2012, adopted December 19, 2012) This document, required by the Water Rule, describes the mitigation program, which is designed to fund projects that generate mitigation credits to be sold to prospective water users to mitigate for their impacts to small streams and the Dungeness River.