Welcome to the City of Omak, Washington, USA!
City of Omak | P.O. Box 72 | 2 N Ash St. | Omak, WA 98841 | 509-826-1170 |Fax 509-826-6531
Omak is located at the foot of the Okanogan Highlands in Okanogan County. The City of Omak was officially incorporated in February 11, 1911. Omak has a current population of 4,835. We have the luxury of large-scale stores, historic downtown shopping, medical facilities, outdoor activities, a strong education system and our signature event, the Omak Stampede. All four seasons are alive and thriving in our region. Home is where the heart is and Omak is the heart of the Okanogan. Come and visit us!
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2016 Water Quality Report
City of Omak
We're pleased to provide you with this year's Annual Water Quality Report. We want to keep you informed about the monitoring, and quality of your water. Our goal is and always has been, to provide to you a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. Eastside, Northeast, Okoma, and OWP Wells are supplying the City's drinking water. You can also pick up a hard copy of the report at Omak City Hall, 2 N Ash Street.
The goal for the City of Omak is to reduce water use by 1% within the next six years. Our goal is to educate customers about water conservation. Together we can accomplish this goal.
Some tips for Conservation
- Find and fix any leaky faucets - Install efficient faucets
- Take shorter showers-Replace showerheads with lower flow rate
- Check toilets to verify they are working properly
- Sweep outdoor surfaces with a broom instead of using a hose
- Don't run the hose while washing your car
PAY BY PHONE
During the December 18, 2017 regular Council Meeting, Omak City Council adopted the 2018 Budget for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018. Below is a link to a summary of revenues and expeditures by fund. The entire budget document can be obtained at Omak City Hall upon request.
THE OMAK FIRE DEPARTMENT
WE NOW HAVE A RESERVATION SYSTEM FOR THE CARL PRECHT MEMORIAL RV PARK
On May 1, 2018 our online reservation system will be up and running. This system is very user friendly. Payments for your stay will be made by your debit or credit card. The City of Omak has a maximum five (5) day stay. More information about our park can be found on the RV Park page
OMAK - WATCH ON THE RIVER
Mayor Cindy Gagné
The City of Omak has a certified levy [since the 1972 flood
event] that is currently handling the flow of water although we are
experiencing back-up in the storm drains that is requiring pumping.
Some city residents and business owners are experiencing
flooding of basements. Flood water is dirty and potentially dangerous. Please
be careful and seek professional assistance as needed to deal with flooded
Officials with the City of Omak are working in close
cooperation with the Corp of Engineer officials and Okanogan County Emergency
Management in monitoring the water levels within the Okanogan River.
We urge you to be aware of your surroundings. Report any
unusual pools of water that appear to the Public Works Department.
It is anticipated that communication hardware will be
relocated in advance of any emergency. This is a precaution only so that vital
communication keys could continue even in the unlikely event of a flood
For your safety avoid unnecessary exposure to the river at
this time. Do not walk or drive through any significant standing water. Do not
cross barriers when/if deployed. Follow the instructions of emergency
If a breach in the levy system or an unanticipated excess of
water from the northern mountains necessitate evacuation; emergency notices
will be made. If flooding occurs it may be necessary for you to evacuate your
home. Please consider any preparation that would need to be done ahead of any
Advance preparation may mean medicines that are necessary,
oxygen machinery and people that are in need of special services [people who
have mobility issues or who are bed ridden].
Please direct questions or concerns to the Omak Fire
Department 826-0760 or the Omak Police Department 826-0383.
The models provided by the National Weather Service in a
meeting today, May 10, 2018 show the need for our alert through May 19th,
2018, subject to weather and snowpack circumstances.
prepared can keep an emergency situation from becoming a chaotic circumstance.
The river is on the rise. The City of Omak is being proactive.
We are offering our citizen's sandbags. The sandbags are available from the
Fire Chief at the Omak Fire Department located at 16 N Ash Street. The
Fire Department is open from 8a-5p Monday through Friday. Fire Chief
Kevin Bowling can be reached at 509-826-0760. If it's after hours,
please call Okanogan County Dispatch at 422-7232. The dispatcher will
contact Chief Bowling to assist you.