Aviation Crossroads
Challenges in a Changing World
This proceedings, Aviation Crossroads - Challenges in a Changing World, includes papers presented at the 23rd International Air Transportation...

Evaluation of Remedial Options for the Sitcum Waterway Sediments: A Case Study

Eagle Harbor Superfund Project

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

Port of Tacoma Milwaukee Waterway Nearshore Fill Design

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...

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...

Innovations in Major Suspension Bridge Design
Before the Tacoma disaster, the trend in bridge-building is on increasing slenderness. But since its occurrence, a high degree of aerodynamic stability is required. Presented are designs...

Winter Storm Mapping a Geographic Information Systems Transportation Applications
The Winter Storm Mapping System (WSMS) has grown out of our Geographic Information System for Transportation (GIS-T). The development of this project began the spring of 1991 on the State...

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...

City of Federal Way Panther Lake Surface Water Study—A Case Study of HSPF Modelling in Urban Detention Basins
This paper presents a case study of using Hydrologic Simulation Program-Fortran (HSPF) as a tool for sizing large urban detention facilities. The Panther Lake drainage basin is a textbook...

Reliability Curves for Reservoir Performance
Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has developed a family of reservoir guide curves that illustrate reliabilities when storage conditions gradually decline from 98% to as...

Water Marketing in Washington—The Next Step?
The state of Washington has been blessed with an abundance of water resources for its use, including the Columbia and Snake rivers, but with the listing of the Snake River Sockeye Salmon...

Wynoochee Lake and Dam—Flood Storage Reevaluation Study
With the desire to increase the revenue generating potential of the Wynoochee Lake and Dam Project the cities of Tacoma and Aberdeen, Washington, have pursued the potential for retro-fitting...

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...

Integrated Water Resource Planning—A Northwest Case Study
The City of Tacoma Water Division recently incorporated integrated resource planning into its comprehensive water system planning process. This method of planning considers demand-side...

Drought in the Emerald City

Demonstrating Competition for a Limited Resource in the Cedar/Green Basins
An object oriented model building tool is used to develop two river basin simulation models. The models will be used to help manage the water resource during dry years in the Cedar and...

 

 

 

 

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