Rivers District
   

Applications to use state-owned aquatic lands - RIVERS DISTRICT

The Rivers District includes the following counties:
  • All of eastern Washington and the following western Washington counties
  • Benton
  • Chelan
  • Clark
  • Cowlitz
  • Garfield
  • Grays Harbor
  • Kittitas
  • Lewis
  • Pacific
  • Pend Oreille
  • Skamania
  • Thurston
  • Wahkiakum
  • Yakima
Thurston County marine water lease applications are posted on the SHORELINE DISTRICT page.
 
DNR's aquatic lands managers work with lessees and those with other kinds of use authorizations to use these public aquatic lands with care—protecting habitat and whenever possible, including public access points in their lease.
 

County

Waterbody

Applicant Name

Type of Use

Adams

 

 

 

Asotin

 

 

 

 

Snake River
20-100384
Lease - Private Dock
Benton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Columbia River
51-095880
Outfall Easement - Cooling Water Outfall
 

 

 

 

 
Columbia River
23-B91879
Right of Entry - Scientific Monitoring
Chelan
Columbia River
Number Pending
Easement - Irrigation Intake Pipe
 
Wenatchee River
51-089451
Easement - Intake for Irrigation Water System
 
Entiat River
23-091166
Right of Entry - Habitat Restoration

 

Wenatchee River
51-096571
Easement - One Fiber Optic Cable
 
Wenatchee River
51-096582
Easement - Replacement of One Motor Vehicle Bridge
 
Columbia River
51-074762
Easement - One Wastewater Outfall Pipe
 
Wenatchee River
51-100489
Easement - Pedestrian Bridge
 
Wenatchee River
51-100670
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable
 
Lake Chelan
23-099843
License - No-Wake Buoys
 
Lake Chelan
23-102760
License - Recreational Mooring Buoy
 
Fish Lake
20-103125
Lease - Existing Boat House
 
Lake Chelan
20-B13136
Lease - Private Community Marina
Chelan and Douglas
Columbia River
51-096570
Easement - One Fiber Optic Cable
 
Columbia River
51-096572
Easement - One Fiber Optic Cable
 
Columbia River
51-102380
Easement - Transmission & Fiber Optic Lines
Clark
 
Lake River
23-085263
Right of Entry - Environmental Sampling
 
Columbia River
51-088557
Easement - Transportation
 
Post Office Lake
51-090104
Easement - Tidal Estuary Restoration
 
Columbia River
20-080008
Amendment to Port Management Agreement
 
Lake River
51-091559
Easement - Remediation
 
Columbia River
Number pending
Right of Entry - Sediment Re-Entry
 
Columbia River
23-096818
Right of Entry - Channel Maintenance Dredging
 
Camas Slough
51-097330
Easement - One Water Intake Pipeline
 
Lewis River
51-098400
Easement - One Water Intake Pipe
 
Columbia River
20-A81284
Lease - Commercial Moorage
 
Columbia River
51-099511
Easement - Water & Sewer Transmission Lines
 
Columbia River
20-B13450
Lease - Barge and Tug Moorage
 
Columbia River
20-093874
Lease - Commercial Dock, Barge, Tug and Spud Moorage
 
Lake River
51-100247
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable
 
Columbia River
22-A01838
Lease - Dock and Moorage Dolphins
 
Camas Slough & Columbia River
23-101785
Right of Entry - Sediment Sampling
 
Camas Slough
20-09733
Lease - One Water Intake Pipleline
 
Columbia River
31-A95398
Right of Entry - Removal, placement, & sale of valuable material
 
Columbia River
31-C81291
Right of Entry - Removal and sale of sand and gravel
Columbia
Snake River
51-085148
Easement - Railroad Bridge
Cowlitz
North Fork Lewis River 
23-093717
Right of Entry – Net Pens 
 
Cowlitz River
51-032106
Easement Assignment - Fiber Optic Cable
 
Cowlitz River
51-087338
Easement - Water Main
 
Cowlitz River
51-A72781
Easement - Stormwater Outfall
 
Lewis River
51-089625
Easement - Truss Bridge and Water Line
 
Lewis River
51-089931
Easement - Water Intake Line
 
Columbia River
23-092041
Right of Entry - Navigational Dredging
 
Cowlitz River
51-093041
Easement - Railroad Bridge
 
Old Cowlitz River Channel
23-096672
Right of Entry - Dredging and Pile Removal
 
Fisher Slough
Columbia River
20-094422
Lease - Established Float House
 
Columbia River
20-101220
Lease - Recreational Dock
 
Cowlitz River
20-A79679
Lease - Public Boat Launch
 
Columbia River
23-0993265
Right of Entry - Replacement of Fire Suppression Pipelines Under the Salt Dock
 
Kalama River
51-101469
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable
 
Columbia River
20-102104
Lease - Private Dock
 
Kalama River
23-A93892
Right of Entry - Fish Weir
 
Lewis River
20-100039
Lease - Float House
 
Columbia River
20-A78580
Lease - portion of a residence, dock, and heat pump
 
Columbia River
23-102994
License - Pile Dike & Enrockment Repair
 
Fisher Island Slough
20-103126
Lease - Float House
 
Cowlitz River
31-104087
License - Dredge Material Excavation
Cowlitz & Clark
Washougal River & Coweeman River
23-A95887
Douglas
Columbia River
20-A85096
Lease - Private Community Marina
Ferry

 

 
 

 

Franklin
 
 
 
 
Snake River
51-102154
Easement - Petroleum Pipeline
 
Snake River
51-102155
Easement - Petroleum Pipeline
Garfield
Snake River
23-102302
Right of Entry - Temporary Spud Barge
Grant
 
 
 
 
 
Soap Lake
23-A95560
Right of Entry - Boat Races
 
Moses Lake
23-098464
License - Dredging
Grays Harbor
Grays Harbor
Number Pending
Right of Entry - Pier Repair
 
Chehalis River
51-087147
Easement - Outfall
 
Upper Quinault River
Number Pending
Logjam
 
Grays Harbor
51-089452
Easement - Wastewater Outfall
 
Grays Harbor
51-A72893
Easement - Industrial Waterline, Sewer ine and Railroad Trestle
 
East Fork, Hoquiam River
51-092842
Easement - Stormwater Outfall
 
Moclips River
51-096876
Easement - One Fiber Optic, Two Coaxial Cable Crossing
 
Chehalis River
51-A72894
Easement Reauthorization - Natural Gas Pipeline
 
Chehalis River, Elliot Slough
51-A74411
Easement - Natural Gas Pipeline
 
Moclips River
51-098140
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable & Conduit
 
Satsop River
23-099473
License - Revetment Removal
 
Grays Harbor
22-080015
Port Management Agreement Amendment
 
Grays Harbor Bay
23-103895
Right of Entry - Scientific Studies
Kittitas
Yakima River
23-097162
Right of Entry - Irrigation Diversion & Bank Reconfiguration
 
Yakima River
51-097711
Easement - Motor Vehicle Bridge and Bank Stabilization
Klickitat
Columbia River
23-099883
Right of Entry - Geotechnical Exploation Borings
Lewis
Chehalis River
51-085104
Easement - Powerline Crossing
 
Chehalis River
51-A88902
Easement - Amendment, Bank Stabilization and Habitat Mitigation
 
Cowlitz River
20-A81566
Lease - ADA public access fishing ramps
 
Newaukum River
51-103990
Right of Entry & Easement for Repair of Existing Structure
 
Cowlitz River
20-A82426
Lease - Public boat launch
Okanogan
Methow River
51-093167
Easement - Irrigation Intake
 
Okanogan and Similkameen Rivers
23-095159
Right of Entry - Collecting Bulk Sediment Samples
 
Okanogan River
51-098199
Easement - Irrigation Intake and Bank
 
Chewuch River
51-100120
Easement - Highway Bridge
 
Okanogan River
51-098990
Easement - Copper cable
 
Okanogan River
23-102311
Conservation License - Habitat Enhancement
 
Okanogan River
23-103338
Right of Entry - Rotary Smolt Trap Operations
 
Methow River
23-103341
Right of Entry - Fisheries Research
 
Osoyoos Lake
51-A47628
Reauthorization of Existing Structure (Zosel Dam)
Pacific
Willapa Bay
Number Pending
Right of Entry  - Marina Dredging
 
Columbia River
51-012624
Easement - Waste Water Outfall
 
Willapa River
51-095706
Easement - One Waste Water Outfall and One Water Intake
 
Niawiakum River
51-097361
Easement - One Water Intake, Two Waste Water Outfalls
 
Niawiakum River
20-B12067
Lease - Shellfish Processing Facility & Moorage
 
Willapa Bay
23-099072
Right of Entry - Commercial Burrowing Shrimp Harvest
 
Willapa Bay
23-099224
Right of Entry - Scientific Studies
 
Willapa Bay
23-099223
Right of Entry - Scientific Studies
 
Willapa Bay
23-099222
Right of Entry - Scientific Studies
 
Willapa Bay
23-090278
Right of Entry - Scientific Studies
 
South Fork Willapa Bay
20-A13410

Lease - Public Pier and Dock

 
Willapa River
51-100185
Easement - Bridge
 
Willapa River
51-100184
Easement - Bridge
 
Willapa River
51-101457
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable
 
Willapa Bay
20-B10013
Aquaculture Lease
 
Willapa Bay
20-097560
Lease Application - Aquaculture Oysters
 
Willapa Bay
20-103218
Lease - Oyster Aquaculture
Pend Oreille
Pend Oreille River
51-A70809
Easement - Water Intake and Outfall
 
Pend Oreille River
20-A80688
Lease - Private Marina
 
Bead Lake
20-102752
Lease - Private Community Dock
 
Davis Lake
20-102691
Lease - Private Resort
 
Pend Oreille River
23-103337
Right of Entry - Cold water refugia projects
Skamania
Woodard Creek
51-087509
Right of Entry - Restoration
 
Wind River
23-096710
Right of Entry - Temporary Work Area for Bridge Replacement
Spokane
Spokane River
51-079687
Easement - Sediment Remediation Cap
 
Spokane River
51-086587
Easement - Rail Bridge, Public Access
 
Spokane River
51-095946

Easement - One Aerial Fiber Optic Cable

 
Spokane River
23-096456
License - Petroleum Pipe Anomaly Excavation
 
Spokane River
51-099713
Easement - Greene St/SR 395 Bridge Replacement
 
Liberty Lake
20-101192
Lease - Community Dock
 
Spokane River
51-101837
Easement - Outfall
 
Liberty Lake
20-096808
Lease - Community Dock
 
Spokane River
23-102116
Right of Entry - Outfall Construction
 
Spokane River
23-103859
Right of Entry
 
Spokane River
23-A94020
Right of Entry
Stevens
Deer Lake
20-104038
Lease - Marina
Thurston
Black Lake
20-085249
Lease - Commercial Docks
 
Chehalis River
20-013592
Lease Renewal - Wastewater Outfall
 
Nisqually River
23-096704
Right of Entry - Dredging
 
Budd Inlet
51-0A49439
Re-authorization - Electrical Line
 
Deschutes River
51-101724

Easement - Electrical Distribution Line

Wahkiakum
Columbia River
51-081429
Easement - Material Placement
 
Columbia River
51-089438
Easement - Wastewater Outfall
 
Grays River
23-090399
Right of Entry - Habitat Restoration
 
Elochoman River
23-092603
Right of Entry - Floodplain Enhancement
 
Columbia River
23-095798
Right of Entry - Channel Dredging
 
Columbia River
23-097205
Right of Entry - PIT Tag Antenna Barge
 
Columbia River
31-100476
License - Sale of Dredged Material
 
Grays River
23-A92764
License - Fish Trap and Weir
 
Columbia River
23-102821
License - Research Use Pond Net Fish Trap
 
Columbia River
20-A12302
Lease - Public Dock
Walla Walla

 

 

 

 
Snake River
51-102247
Easement - Irrigation Water Intake
Whitman
Snake River
51-076792
Easement Amendment - Public Utility Line
Yakima
Yakima River
51-100497
Easement - Bridge
 
Naches River
51-101709
Easement - Water Intake Control
 
Naches River
23-103031
Right of Entry - Floodplain Channel Restoration
Various
 
 
 
 
Benton, Grant, Yakima
Columbia and Yakima Rivers
51-A50268
Easement - Fiber Optic Cable
 
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Approved use authorization applications - 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 the following counties: 
  • All of eastern Washington and the following western Washington counties:
  • Clark
  • Cowlitz
  • Grays Harbor
  • Lewis
  • Pacific
  • Skamania
  • Thurston
  • Wahkiakum
Decision notices are posted on this page for one year from the decision date.
 
County
Waterbody
Applicant Name
Type of Use and Decision Date
Adams
 
 
 
Asotin
 
 
 
 
Benton
Columbia River
20-099832
Lease - Existing Spud Barges & Transient Barge Moorage Area
Signed 07/23/2021
Chelan
 
 
 
 
Wenatchee River
23-101475
Right of Entry - Bank Amor Removal & Bio-Stabilization
Signed 08/26/2021
 
Wenatchee River
23-103192
Right of Entry - Fisheries research
Signed 05/12/2022
 
Lake Chelan
20-A81237
Lease - Agency Dock
Signed 06/29/2022
Clark
 
 
 
Clark and Cowlitz
 
 
Cowlitz
Kalama River
23-102518
Conservation License - Bank Stabilization to Improve Salmonid Habitat
Signed 08/06/2021
 
Columbia River
23-101470
Right of Entry - Vegetation Planting
Signed 05/14/2021
 
Kalama River
51-101499
Easement - Irrigation Waterline
Signed 03/23/2022
Douglas
 
 
 
 
 
Ferry
 
 
 
Franklin
     
Grant
 
 
 
 
 
 
Columbia River
51-100873
Easement - Water Quality Monitoring Station
Signed 09/09/2021
Grays Harbor
Grays Harbor Bay
23-100219
Right of Entry - Sand Shrimp Harvest
Signed 1/23/2020
 
Elliot Slough
51-100246
Easement - Waterpipe
Signed 09/25/2020
 
Snake River
20-A84392
Lease - Public Use & Access
Signed 05/07/2021
 
Grays Harbor Bay
20-A100219
Sand Shrimp Harvest Right of Entry
Signed 5/31/2022
Kittitas
Yakima River
51-100891
Easement - electrical transmission
Signed 12/18/2020
Klickitat
 
 
 
Lewis
Newaukum River
23-104004
Right of Entry 
Signed 8/26/2022
Okanogan
Okanogan River
23-099147
Conservation License - Side Channel Connection
Signed 1/23/2020
 
Okanogan River
23-096576
Right of Entry - Temporary Fish Weir
Signed 1/21/2020
 
Okanogan River
51-097022
Easement - Two Fiber Optic Cables
Signed 11/20/2020
 
Chewuch River
23-102102
Conservation License - Habitat Enhancement
Signed 06/21/21
 
Methow River
23-101972
Conservation License - Habitat Enhancement
Signed 07/28/2021
 
Methow River
23-101971
Conservation License - Habitat Enhancement
Signed 06/21/2021
 
Lake Similkameen
23-103339
License - Sediment Sampling
Signed 4/7/2022
 
Methow River
23-103340
Conservation License - Habitat Enhancement
Signed 7/06/2022
Pacific
 
 
 
 
 
Willapa Bay
23-100441
Right of Entry - Commercial Shrimp Harvesting
Signed 02/28/2020
Pend Oreille
Pend Oreille River
20-100375
Lease - Public Access
Signed 05/07/2021
Skamania
     
Spokane
Spokane River
51-098382
Easement - SR 290 E Trent Bridge
Signed 12/2/2019
 
Spokane River
51-098114
Easement - Fiber Optic Telecommunications Cable
Signed 06/25/2021
Thurston
 
 
 
Wahkiakum
 
 
 
Walla Walla
 
 
 
Whitman
 
 
 
Yakima
Naches River
City of Yakima
23-101798
Right of Entry - Side Channel & Fish Passage Construction
Signed 04/29/2021
Various
 
 
 
Kittitas & Grant
Columbia River
51-A55707
Easement - Overhead Powerline Crossing
Signed 04/22/2022