Meeting Summaries
Organizing Group

West Branch of the Little Spokane River

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Watershed planning under RCW 90.82 is being jointly conducted in the Little and Middle Spokane River Basins. The Spokane River System is tributary to the Columbia River and extends from Washington into Idaho. Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) 55 is comprised of the drainage basin of the Little Spokane River. The West Branch LSR Watershed includes: Diamond, Sacheen, Horseshoe, Trout, Wilderness, Fan and Eloika Lakes, connecting reaches of the River, associated wetlands, and contributing streams.

The West Branch of the Little Spokane River Committee was formed as a collaborative effort to address water resource issues and participate in imminent and future water management decisions and funding proposals

Agenda for the October 22, 2012 meeting:
OPEN FORUM on West Branch issues

Please remember to send your email addresses to Greg Sweeney at one of the addresses below.

Download the most recent West Branch Implementation Plan.

West Branch Implementation Plan 12/31/2008 (PDF 3 MB)

Download the files below for more information

West Branch Operating Procedures 3-26-2007 (PDF 117 KB)
WRIA 55 Lakes MOU (PDF 75 KB)

Pend Oreille CD West Branch LSR grant (PDF 680 KB)

WRIA 55/57 Recommendations for the Little Spokane River (Excel Spreadsheet 43 KB)
Adopted WRIA 55 & 57 Watershed Plan (PDF 2.24 MB)
Plan Appendices (PDF 1,062 KB)

Please send requests for further information by email or mail to West Branch Meeting Facilitator: Greg Sweeney at

4000 S. Regal St. #202
Spokane, WA 99223
phone: (509)448-8055
email address: greg@cgsweeney.com



Upcoming West Branch of the Little Spokane River Committee meetings

Monday April 22, 2013
3818 E Deer Park - Milan Rd
6:00 to 8:00 PM

Click on the map below for a better (larger file) picture.

This web page will be updated following committee meetings. Comments /materials should be submitted before the end of the month to Reanette Boese, Spokane County Water Resources.
Contact: Reanette Boese, Spokane County Water Resources