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Name: DNRP/WLRD - River and Floodplain Management Section (RFMS)
Description: Directed by King County's Flood Hazard Management Plan, this group is responsible for carrying out programs and projects that reduce flood damages and protect public safety along the Cedar, Sammamish, White, Green, South Fork Skykomish, and Snoqualmie river systems.
Parent Group: DNRP - Water and Land Resources Division (WLRD)
Phone: 206-477-4812
Secondary Phone: 206-477-4800
Fax: 206-296-0192
Mail Stop: KSC-NR-5600
Group Location:
King Street Center
201 S Jackson Street, Suite 5600
Seattle, WA 98104-3855
Reports To: Steve Bleifuhs , Section Manager
Group Contact: Ken Zweig , Program Manager
Web Link: https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr/sections-programs/river-floodplain-section.aspx
Keywords: emergency contact rivers, flooding, flood warning, bank stabilization, river maintenance, flood repair, Snoqualmie, Tolt, Cedar, Raging, South Fork Skykomish, Green, White
Printable Phone Lists  Staff

Group Employees

Employee Name Title Phone
Aro, Sylvia Administrative Specialist III (206)
Bak, Val Noxious Weed Control Specialist I (206) 477-3747
Barrett, Lillian Communications Specialist IV (206) 263-5941
Bean, Thomas (Tom) Engineering Special Projects Lead (206) 477-4638
Beggs, Mark Engineer IV (206) 263-6789
Bergrud, Shawn Engineer II (206) 477-4642
Bertolotto, Chrys Project/Program Manager III (206) 263-2677
Bleifuhs, Steve Section Manager (206) 477-4726
Brown, Ari Noxious Weeds Specialist I (206) (206) 477-2126
Brown, Levi Noxious Weed Control Specialist I (206) 477-0179
Buitrago, Kristopher Restoration Ecologist (206) 263-1060
Cortes, Bryna Communications Specialist I (206) 477-9459
Dolk, Alex Project/Program Manager II (206) 477-2184
Forbes, Maddie Engineer I (206) 263-8151
Gendaszek, Andrew Environmental Scientist III (206) 477-8926
Haddad, Bethany Project/Program Manager II (206) 263-2925
Hardy, Jessy Engineer III (206) 263-6743
Hendrix, Laura Project/Program Manager III (206) 477-7568
Hepburn, Susan Administrator II (206) 263-0933
Jackson, Cole Engineer I (206) 477-0511
Johnston, Katrina Business and Finance Officer (206) 477-4728
Klusman, Steve Economist (206) 477-4729
Koon, John Maintenance Supervisor (206) 890-2562
Leotta, Ruby Environmental Scientist I (206) 477-0869
Melrose, Susan Project/Program Manager IV (206) 263-3516
Oakes, Seth Project/Program Manager III (206) 477-1012
Radloff, Judi Geologist (206) 263-6844
Robinson, Patty Project/Program Manager III (206) 263-0543
Ruebel, Mark Supervisor, Capital Project Strike Team (206) 477-4090
Seitz, Natalie Project/Program Manager III (206) 477-1655
Silva, Jamie Administrative Specialist III (206) 477-0587
Torres, Stella Capital Project Manager IV (206) 263-0969
Valett, Alexa Communications Specialist III (206) 477-9472
Vanderpool, Katy Policy and Planning Supervisor (206) 477-4841
Walker, Monica Project/Program Manager III (206) 477-4843
Wertzberger, Hannah Noxious Weed Control Specialist I (206) 477-9186
Williams, Claudia Administrative Specialist III (206) 477-7885
Winjum, Tracy Engineer III (206) 263-0174
Wu, Valerie Engineer III (206) 263-5756
Zweig, Ken Program Manager (206) 477-4732
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Subordinate Groups

Group Name Reports To Group Phone
DNRP/WLRD/RS/FLOOD - Green River Flood Control Zone District  Steve Bleifuhs (206) 477-4812 
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Group Products

Product Name Web Link Product Phone
Channel migration maps https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/maps/migration.aspx 206-477-4732
Flood Hazard Reduction Plan https://www.kingcounty.gov/sites/environment/waterandland/flooding.aspx 206-477-4812
Guidelines for Bank Stabilization Projects https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/bank-stabilization-projects/guidelines.aspx 206-477-4833
Levee and revetment plans and maps https://www.kingcounty.gov/sites/environment/waterandland/flooding.aspx 206-477-4732
Mill Creek Flood Control Plan https://green.kingcounty.gov/WLR/Waterres/StreamsData/WaterShedInfo.aspx?Locator=A315 206-477-4812
Mill Creek Special Area Management Plan https://green.kingcounty.gov/WLR/Waterres/StreamsData/WaterShedInfo.aspx?Locator=A315 206-477-4808
River Facility Project Monitoring Reports https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4741
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Group Services

Service Name Web Link Service Phone
Boater Safety Advisory Committee https://www.kingcounty.gov/recreation/boating/rivers.aspx 206-477-4812
Boating on King County Rivers https://www.kingcounty.gov/recreation/boating/rivers.aspx 206-477-4812
Community Rating System https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/community-rating-system.aspx 206-477-4841
Coordination of Annual USGS River Gauging Contract https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4732
Elevation Certificates   206-477-4732
FEMA Billing and Tracking of DSRs (Damage Survey Reports) for River facilities https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4726
FEMA Disaster Coordination https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4812
Flood Awareness Education https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding.aspx 206-477-4732
Flood Hazard Mitigation Home Elevations https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/buyout.aspx 206-477-4812
Flood River Conditions Recording https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/data-and-trends/monitoring-data.aspx 206-Flood Warning Center 800-945-9263 206-296-8200
Flood Warning Center https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/warning-system.aspx 206-296-8200 or 1-800-945-9263
Flood Warning Program https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/warning-system.aspx 206-477-4732
Floodplain Mapping https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/maps.aspx 206-477-4732
Green River Interagency Coordination and Technical Outreach and Support https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4753
Inter-Agency Flood Preparedness https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4732
Interagency Coordination and Technical Outreach and Support https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4757
Inventory of Capital Tools and Equipment for the Rivers Section https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 477-477-4812
Large Woody Debris Acquisition https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/shorelines/program-update/shoreline-ecology/large-woody-debris.aspx 206-477-4812
Levee and Revetment Monitoring and Maintenance https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr/river-floodplain-unit/maintenance.aspx 206-477-4812
Logjam Investigation - Cedar River https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4688
Logjam Investigation - Green River https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4753
Logjam Investigation - Skykomish & Snoqualmie River https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4757
Logjam Investigation - White River https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4833
Major River Capital Projects https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/flood-control-zone-district.aspx 206-477-4812
National Flood Insurance Program https://www.fema.gov/nfip/rprog.htm 206-477-4812
Planning Support https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4732
River Complaints https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4732
River Protection Easements https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4741
River Restoration and Enhancement Program https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4812
Sandbags and Sand https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/waterandland/flooding/sandbag-distribution.aspx 206-477-4732
Sediment Transport Study https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4660
Vegetation Management https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr.aspx 206-477-4741
Water Resources Inventory Area (WRIA) #10 - White/Puyallup https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/watersheds/white-river.aspx 206-477-4833
White River https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/watersheds/white-river.aspx 206-477-4833
White River Watershed Coordination https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr/river-floodplain-unit/planning.aspx 206-477-4833
White/WRIA 10 Interagency Coordination and Technical Outreach and Support https://www.kingcounty.gov/environment/wlr/river-floodplain-unit/planning.aspx 206-477-4833
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