Wastewater Reclamation at Davenport, Washington
The City of Davenport, Washington went through an extended process to update their undersized wastewater treatment and irrigation reclamation systems for municipal wastewater. The process...

Port of Tacoma Milwaukee Waterway Nearshore Fill Design

Blast Densification of a Thick, Loose Debris Flow at Mt. St. Helen's., Washington
Numerous debris flows occurred during the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helen's in Washington State. The proposed location of Bridge 12 over Coldwater Creek along State Route 504 is underlain...

Getting the Project Started
In 1987, the newly formed Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority began a long term Capital Development Program which will change how both Washington National and Dulles International...

Critical and Supercritical Flows in two Unstable, Mountain Rivers, Toutle River System, Washington
Critical and supercritical flows are generally considered to be rare occurrences in natural river channels. This paper presents data and results pertaining to the existence of measured...

Nighttime Cement Concrete Pavement Replacement Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Several airfield improvement projects are currently underway at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac), many of which are being constructed using cement concrete pavement. Due...

Channel Stabilization and Retrofit
In 1990 King County Surface Water Management Division completed the Soos Creek Basin Plan. This basin was one of the most rapidly developing areas in the State of Washington. The goal...

The Future of the Past: Historic Preservation at the Metropolitan Washington Airports
The historic significance and unique architectural character of Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports have presented the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority...

Nearshore Confined Disposal in a Tidally-Influenced Environment—Design and Operation Experience in Puget Sound

Eagle Harbor Superfund Project

Mud Mountain Dam Concrete Cutoff Wall
Mud Mountain Dam is an earth and rockfill flood control dam on the White River. The dam is located approximately 50 km southeast of Seattle, Washington. The dam was constructed in 1941...

Hanford Waste Vitrification Project Overview and Status
The Hanford Waste Vitrification Project (HWVP) is being constructed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site in Richland, Washington. The paper gives an overview of the HWVP which...

Juanita Creek Channel Restoration—King County, Washington
Juanita Creek, a small basin near Seattle that contains anadromous fish, was experiencing degradation due to urbanization. A detention pond and channel restoration improvements were constructed...

Water Quality Impacts from Development of Port Ludlow, Washington
Port Ludlow Bay is a tidal estuary located adjacent to Admiralty Inlet in Puget Sound, Washington. A planned development has been under construction along the bay since 1976. A 0.64 mgd...

Local Agency Regulation: The Policies and Process of Surface Water Protection
King County, Washington, adopted a Surface Water Design Manual in January 1990. This manual, which has served as a resource guide in developing similar manuals throughout the Pacific Northwest...

Impacts of El Niño in Western Washington
The climatic phenomenon called El Nino is described, and its impact on hydrologic conditions in western Washington is shown for two recent events. Impacts on water management during the...

Plant Modernization and its Role in the Efficient Use of Water Resources
Engineers and hydrologists alike are challenged with the task of developing hydro projects which satisfy a broad spectrum of criteria. Specific criteria employed by resource agencies and...

The Department of Health's Role in Implementing the Coordination Act in North Snohomish County
A coordinated water system plan in north Snohomish County resulted in development of uniform minimum design standards, a decrease in the number of new small water systems and regional...

The West Point Story—Chapter 3: An Integrated Park and Treatment Plant
The West Point Wastewater treatment plant in Seattle sits on a small parcel of land that juts out into Puget Sound. In 1984, controversy erupted when Seattle Metro recognized that West...

The West Point Story—Chapter 4: Design
Metro's approach to design was one of integrated environmental and plant design. The project team, with guidance from the community and the city's parks department, established goals before...

 

 

 

 

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