• Sears Creek Basin Drainage Details

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    Lake Washington Watershed (WRIA 8) / State Stream #08-0267

    Updated: July 2017

    The City of Bellevue does not guarantee that the information on this map is accurate or complete. This data is provided on an "as is" basis and disclaims all warranties.

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    Land Characteristics

    Basin Area
    565 Total Acres
    City Area
    1.6%
    Drainage Jurisdiction(s)
    Bellevue: 61.2%
    Beaux Arts: 0.0%
    Clyde Hill: 0.0%
    Issaquah: 0.0%
    King County: 0.0%
    Kirkland: 0.0%
    Medina: 0.0%
    Newcastle: 0.0%
    Redmond: 38.8%
    Renton: 0.0%
    Lowest Elevation
    194 Ft
    Highest Elevation
    445 Ft
    Total Length of Open Channel
    0.4 Miles
    Total Length of Storm Drainage Pipes:
    9.5 Miles

    Salmon Present in the Basin

    • Chinook*+
    • Coho+
    • Sockeye
    • Cutthroat Trout

    * Listed Federal Endangered Species
    + City Species of Local Importance (Bellevue Land Use Code 20.25H.150A)

    Population

    The population density in Bellevue ranges from 1,344 to 9,851 people per square mile.

    Basin Population (2016)
    5,823
    % of all Basins
    3.9%
    Basin Population Density
    6,601 People per Square Mile

    Land Use

    Entire Basin Within Bellevue
    Public Right of Way 15.9% 46.2%
    Commercial/Office 35.1% 17.9%
    Industrial 0.4% 0.3%
    Institutional/Government 12.0% 11.5%
    Mixed Use/Misc 15.5% 6.6%
    Open Space/Park 0.1% 0.1%
    Single Family Residential 8.3% 8.3%

    Land Cover

    Entire Basin Within Bellevue
    Impervious 64.2% 57.9%
    Tree Canopy 23.6% 27.4%
    Impervious in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 46.1% 46.1%
    Tree Canopy in 100 Ft Stream Buffer 50.5% 50.4%