October 17, 2018

A big thank you to those who were able to attend our first scoping meeting on Oct. 10. There is still an opportunity for you to come and see us in person and participate in the Capitol Lake/Lower Deschutes Watershed Environmental Impact Statement process.

Like the first, this meeting will feature an open house as well as the opportunity to submit written and verbal comments.

Can't make it to a meeting?

That’s ok, join the more than 650 visitors to our online open house. The online open house includes the same content presented in person and offers multiple ways to submit your comments.


Visit the online open house:


Stop by a scoping meeting*

  • Monday, October 22, 5:30– 8:30 p.m.
    Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St SE

This scoping meeting will have opportunities to learn more and comment:

  • An open house with information about the proposed project: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Facilitated verbal public comment session: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.*
  • Comment forms and other options to provide your comments.
  • We will use a lottery system to determine speakers, unless there is adequate time to accommodate all those who wish to speak. For detailed information about how to comment during the scoping period, visit

Ways to Comment

In person:October 10 and October 22 scoping meetings
Mail: Department of Enterprise Services
c/o Bill Frare - Capitol Lake/Lower Deschutes Watershed EIS
PO Box 41476
Olympia, Washington 98504

Scoping comments must be submitted between September 26 and November 13, 2018. 


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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

Materials can be provided in alternative formats— large print, Braille, cassette tape, or on computer disk— for people with disabilities by calling the ADA/504 Compliance Manager at (360) 407-7965. Persons who are deaf or hard of hearing may contact Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) through the Washington Relay Service at 7-1-1.

Title VI Information

It is the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services' (Enterprise Services) policy to assure that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Right Act of 1964, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise discriminated against under any of its federally funded programs and activities. Any person who believes his/her Title VI protection has been violated may file a complaint with Enterprise Services' OEO. For Title VI complaint forms and advice, please contact OEO' s Title VI Coordinator at (360) 407-7965.

For questions or to request special accommodations, please call us at (360) 407-7965 by 10 a.m. three days prior to meetings. For TDD users, please use the state' s toll-free relay service, 711 and ask the operator to dial (360) 407-7965.