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Ridgefield troubled waters: Failures in stormwater system send runoff into an already ailing Gee Creek

By Shari Phiel, Columbian staff writer
Published: July 10, 2023, 6:14am
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Signs, chains, fencing and a locked gate block access to a section of the Gee Creek trail in Ridgefield. According to city officials, the trail was closed in November after heavy rains eroded slopes along the creek and downed some trees.
Signs, chains, fencing and a locked gate block access to a section of the Gee Creek trail in Ridgefield. According to city officials, the trail was closed in November after heavy rains eroded slopes along the creek and downed some trees. (Photos by Shari Phiel/The Columbian) Photo Gallery

RIDGEFIELD — When heavy rains hit Southwest Washington last winter, a section of hillside in the Osprey Pointe neighborhood in Ridgefield washed away.

While there were no homes on the hillside, the Garrison Ridge slide — as it’s called by the city — did destroy a stormwater facility owned by the homeowners association.

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