Water Wells and New Construction

Several utilities are needed to build a house; one of the most important is water. If your lot is within the Urban Grow Boundary in Thurston County, the municipality will probably be providing water.  Outside of this area there maybe the possibility of being served by a community well or a private water system. Barring any…

Gophers in Thurston County

How Do Gophers Affect the Home Building Process? Gophers seem to be the latest regulatory problem facing landowners in our county. Four subspecies of Mazama pocket gophers that live in Thurston County have been listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This can have a major effect on how you are allowed to use…