The Sultan River

Four main tributaries merge to form the Sultan River on the west slope of the Cascade Mountain Range. The City of Everett first purchased the water rights to this river in 1915. At that time the City began constrution of a diversion dam and pipeline to direct the Sultan River water to Everett for domestic use. There were no dams and reserviors, and the water was taken directly from the river and transported to town through large wood-stave and steel pipes.

Outflow to Sultan River
Here you can see a section of that pipe.
Section of wood pipe that was used to transport water from the Sultan River into Everett

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