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Approved use authorizations for state-owned aquatic lands — Rivers District 
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Approved use-authorization applications for Rivers District

DNR has approved the following applications for leases or other land-use authorizations for state-owned aquatic lands in the Rivers District, which includes:

  • All of eastern Washington and the following western Washington counties:
  • Clark
  • Cowlitz
  • Grays Harbor
  • Lewis
  • Pacific
  • Skamania
  • Thurston
  • Wahkiakum

DNR aquatic land managers work with lessees, and those with other authorizations, to use these public aquatic lands with care—protecting habitat and whenever possible, including public access points in their lease.

View current applications to lease or obtain other types of use authorizations in the Rivers District  

Approved applications are posted on this page for one year from the approval date.

approved lease / aquatic land-use applications – Rivers District

 County Waterbody Applicant NameType of Use & Decision Date
AsotinGrande Ronde River

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

23-A83521

Right of Entry - Salmon smolt trap

Signed 04/15/2013

BentonYakima River

Benton County PUD No. 1 (NoaNET Route SC-6)

51-086509

Easement – Fiber Optic Crossing

Signed 04/10/2013

 

Columbia River, Naches River, Yakima River

LS Networks

51-089305

Easement - fiber optic cable

Signed 05/31/2013

Yakima River

Kennewick Irrigation District

51-089459

Easement - Irrigation intake structure

Signed 06/29/2013

Columbia RiverCity of Kennewick

51-088542

Easement-water intake

Signed 09/19/2013

ChelanLake Wenatchee

Public Utility District No. 1of Chelan County

20-A80566

Lease - Temporary fish rearing net pens

Signed 08/01/2012

Lake Chelan

City of Chelan

51-089200

Easement - city bridge and sewer force main

Signed 04/18/2013

Lake Wenatchee

Grant County Public Utility District No. 2

20-A80851

Lease - Net Pens

Signed 2/11/2014

Wenatchee River

Chelan County Public Works

51-091205

Easement - Bridge

signed 5/9/2014

Entiat River

Cascadia Conservation District

23-091494

Right of Entry - Habitat Restoration

Signed 7/22/2014

Lake ChelanPool Engineering

20-089327

Right of Entry - Temporary Barge Moorage

Signed 4/7/2014

ClarkLewis River

PacifiCorp Energy

23-089699

Right of Entry - Seasonal Fish Trap

Signed 04/08/2013

Columbia River

Hickey Family Company

20-B12593

Re-lease -Commercial dock and moorage

Signed 05/09/2013

Columbia River

Camas Rivers Edge Homeowners Association

20-084533

Lease – Community Dock

Signed 12/2/2013

Lake River

Federal Highway Administration Western Federal Lands highway Division

23-090994

Right of Entry

Signed 4/12/2014

Columbia River

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

20-090087

Lease - Public Access Boat Launch

Signed 3/10/2014

East Fork Lewis RiverFish First

23-090400

Right of Entry - habitat restoration

signed 6/12/2014

Clark County

Kiewit Infrastructure Company

20-B12288

Lease - barge loading, unloading, log booming, log yard

Signed 07/11/2014

CowlitzColumbia River

Port of Kalama

31-A53821

Right of Entry – Amendment-Dredge Purchase and Sale

signed 09/14/2008

Silver LakePUD No. 1 of Cowlitz County

51-088321

Easement – Submarine Cable

Signed 7/27/2012

Cowlitz River

Qwest Corporation, dba Century Link QC

51-088639

Easement - telephone and fiber optic cable crossing

Signed 11/2/2012

Lewis River

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

20-A11890

Lease – Public Access Boat Launches

Signed 05/08/2013

Cowlitz River

Washington State Department of Transportation

51-084977

Easement – Bridge

signed 12/06/2012

Columbia River

William Pack

20-090402

Lease – Private Marina

Signed 9/10/2013

Cowlitz River

Qwest Corporation dba Century Link QC

51-090089

Easement - fiber optic cable

Signed 8/8/2013

Cowlitz RiverLS Networks

51-090155

Easement - Aerial fiber optic cable

Signed 12/6/2013

Columbia RiverKalama Export Company LLC

22-A02586

Lease - Commercial Use Dock

Signed 5/5/2014

North Fork Lewis River

Cowlitz Indian Tribe

23-088234

Conservation License - Habitat Restoration

Signed 06/13/2014

FranklinSnake River

Northwest Open Access Network

51-086502

Easement - Fiber Optic

Signed 4/10/2012

Columbia River, Naches River, Yakima River

LS Networks

51-089305

Easement - fiber optic cable

Signed 05/31/2013

Snake River

Port of Walla Walla

51-089143

Easement - sewage pipeline

Signed 06/05/2013

GrantBlue Lake

PUD No. 2 of Grant County

51-087290

Easement – Power and Fiber Optic Crossing

Signed 11/16/2011

Moses LakeCity of Moses Lake

20-089696

Lease - Dock, Boat Launch, Swim Area

Signed 7/24/13

Columbia RiverPublic Utility District No. 2 of Grant County

23-A83732

Right of Entry - fish bar project

Signed 3/31/2014

   
Grays HarborGrays Harbor Bay

Washington State Department of Transportation

20-085643

Lease - Open Water Bridge Pontoon Moorage

signed 06/02/2011

Chehalis River

Public Utility District No. 1 of Grays Harbor County

51-087962

Easement - fiber optic cable

Signed 5/15/2012

Wishkah River

Public Utility District No. 1 of Grays Harbor County

51-086163

Easement - Fiber Optic Cable

Signed 04/24/2013

Humptulips River

Public Utilities District No. 1 of Grays Harbor County

51-089698

Easement – Power and Fiber Optic Crossings

Signed 04/24/2013

Grays Harbor

Ocean Spray Cranberries Inc.

51-084152

Easement – Outfall

Signed 11/26/2013

KittitasYakima River

Puget Sound Energy

51-088836

Easement - Overhead transmission line

Signed 10/24/2012

Columbia River

PUD No. 2 of Grant County

20-A11346

Lease –Public Access and Use Boat Launch

Signed 2/27/2014

KlickitatColumbia RiverBonneville Power Administration

51-087560

Easement – Power transmission line crossing

Signed 10/23/2013

Lewis
 Chehalis RiverLewis County

51-088902

Easement - bridge and bank stabilization

Signed 7/27/2012

Chehalis and Skookumchuck Rivers

Northwest Open Access Network

51-086505

Easement - Fiber optic cable

Signed 9/13/2012

Newaukum River

Qwest Corporation dba Century Link QC

51-089154

Easement - aerial fiber optic cable crossing

Signed 03/27/2013

OkanoganMethow River

James Parrish

20-087629

Lease - Bank Stabilization

Signed 10/26/2011

Okanogan River

Colville Confederated Tribes

23-087411

Right of Entry – Temporary Fish Weir

Signed 8/6/2012

Methow RiverMethow Salmon Recovery Foundation

23-088667

Right of Entry - Improve habitat

Signed 9/21/2012

Methow RiverMethow Salmon Recovery Foundation

23-088640

Right of Entry - Construction and maintaining engineered logjams

Signed 9/21/2012

Methow River

Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation

51-088786

Right of Entry - Engineered log jam and large woody placement

Signed 09/20/2012

Big Twin Lake

Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)

20-A79678

Lease – Water Aerator and Two Boat Launches

Signed 05/08/2013

Lake Osoyoos

City of Oroville

51-089159

Easement - Domestic water and sewer pipeline

Signed 06/13/2013

Similkameen River & Whitestone Lake

Okanogan County PUD

51-087397

Easement – Power and Fiber Optic Crossings

signed 5/17/2013

Methow River

Okanogan County PUD

51-087398

Easement – Power and Fiber Optic Crossings

signed 5/17/2013

Okanogan River

Okanogan County PUD

51-087399

Easement – Power and Fiber Optic Crossings

signed 5/17/2013

Methow RiverConfederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation

23-089980

Right of Entry - habitat restoration

Signed 10/4/2013

Methow River

Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation

23-091638

Right of Entry - Habitat Restoration

Signed 7/23/2014

   
PacificWillapa Bay

John Herrold

20-A12363

Lease – Aquaculture/Oysters

6/4/2012

Willapa Bay

Harlan Herrold

20-A12364

Lease – Aquaculture/Oysters

6/4/2012

Long Island Slough

Heckes Oyster dba Heckes Oyster Company

20-087968

Lease – Oyster Cultivation

Signed 7/18/2013

Willapa RiverCity of Raymond

51-077111

Easement - wastewater outfall, stormwater outfall, wastewater HDD line

Signed 9/19/2013

North River

Fred and Briana Gidley

51-A72313

Lease - Float home

Signed 2/18/2014

Willapa River

Coast Seafoods Company

31-090864

Right of Entry - Maintenance Dredging

Signed 7/21/2014

Pend OreillePend Oreille River

Seattle City Light

23-088965

Right of Entry – Install and maintain mountain whitefish egg collection mats

Signed 10/26/2012

Pend Oreille River and Calispell CreekNorthwest Open Access Network (NoaNet)

51-089138

Easement - aerial fiber optic cable crossing

Signed 5/16/2013

Skamania Columbia River

Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission

20-A11083

Lease – Public Boat Launch and Dock

signed 2/27/2012

  
SpokaneSpokane River

City of Spokane Valley

23-088392

Right of Entry - Geotechnical Exploration

Signed 03/23/2012

Spokane River

Spokane Public Facilities District

23-090532

Right of Entry

Signed 11/25/2013

Spokane RiverCity of Spokane Valley
51-090151

Easement -- public bridge

Signed 2/28/2014

ThurstonChehalis River

Qwest Corporation, dba Century Link QC

51-088699

Easement - Fiber Optic Cable Crossing

Signed 03/27/2013

Deschutes River

Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

51-089895

Easement - Powerline

Signed 06/13/2013

Deschutes River

Puget Sound Energy, Inc.

51-088538

Easement - Overhead Powerline

Signed 06/13/2013

WahkiakumGrays River

Northwest Open Access Network

51-086503

Easement - Fiber Optic Cable Crossing

Signed 2/22/2012

Columbia River

Jon Blair Peterson

23-087777

Right of Entry – Pound Net Testing

Signed: 08-13-2013

Columbia River U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

51-090214

Easement - habitat restoration

Signed 7/31/13

Columbia River

Port of Wahkiakum No. 2

31-B74156

Right of Entry - Purchase and removal of valuable material

Signed 6/17/2013

Columbia RiverWashington Department of Fish and Wildlife

23-090659

Right of Entry - Temporary Net Pen Placement

12/12/2013

Walla WallaSnake River

Northwest Open Access Network

51-086502

Easement - Fiber Optic

signed 4/10/2012

Snake River

Port of Walla Walla

51-089143

Easement - sewage pipeline

Signed 06/05/2013

   
WhitmanSnake River

National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA Fisheries)

23-088504

Right of Entry - Fish Monitoring Floats

Signed 03/23/2012

YakimaYakima River

PacifiCorp

51-087099

Easement - Utility Line
Yakima River

Sunnyside Valley Irrigation District

23-087637

Right of Entry - Geotech Exploration
Yakima RiverUS Bureau of Reclamation

23-088905

Right of Entry - PIT tag array installment

Signed 10/2/2012

Yakima RiverFalcon Video Communications (dba Charter)

51-087715

Easement - Fiber Optic Cable

Signed 8/20/2012

Yakima River

Washington State Dept of Fish & Wildlife

20-088279

Lease - Four Boat Launches

Signed 10/04/2012

Naches River

Washington State Department of Transportation

23-088501

Right of Entry - Road Reconstruction 

Signed 03/12/2012

Columbia River, Naches River, Yakima River

LS Networks

51-089305

Easement - fiber optic cable

Signed 05/31/2013

Naches and Yakima Rivers Northwest Open Access Network

51-086508

Easement - Fiber optic cable

Signed 05/16/13

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Rivers District
360-577-2025
aquaticleasing.rivers@dnr.wa.gov

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Approved applications in other districts