Challenges in Implementing the Use of Reclaimed Water
The State of Washington is currently in the process of adopting standards for use of reclaimed water on land. CH2M HILL recently has finished two feasibility level studies for reuse projects...

Bellingham Frozen Foods Spray Irrigation System Operations
Bellingham Frozen Foods is a major vegetable processor located in northwestern Washington state. During the mid-1980's, the city of Bellingham began to upgrade the treatment of wastewater....

Design of Aquatic Treatment Systems
This paper describes the design parameters and operating procedures used for a nonpoint pollution/stormwater treatment facility known as an Aquatic Treatment System to be located in the...

Bellevue Smart Traveler: Phase 2
Traffic congestion in urban centers can be attributed to large numbers of workers traveling in single occupant vehicles to densely clustered downtown employment facilities. This project...

Civil Engineers Should Go to Washington

Washington State Coastal Erosion Management Strategy
The shores of Washington's inland coast - Puget Sound - undergo chronic and episodic erosion and landsliding. The problem is not nearly so great here as elsewhere in the U.S.A., but what...

Dunes Management Plan: Long Beach Peninsula, Washington
The dunes management plan, completed in June 1989, addresses public education; land use jurisdiction and enforcement; funding; economic and environmental resource values; land development...

Shoreline Environmental History: Making it Visible with Public Art and Historic Interpreation—An Olympia, Washington Case Study
This paper briefly describes the efforts under-way to understand and celebrate Olympia, Washington's shoreline environmental history by tracking its influence on water quality, marine...

Grays Harbor, Washington Estuary Management Plan
This paper examines the estuary planning process in Grays Harbor, Washington, from the motivating conflicts, through plan adoption and implementation. Collaborative planning was viewed...

Automatic Vehicle Location at Seattle Metro
Seattle Metro has issued final acceptance on a signpost-based AVL system. The system has been well received by operators and by service communications coordinators. Metro has taken steps...

Transit Signal Priority Treatments in the Puget Sound Region
This paper documents work which has been done in the Puget Sound region toward developing a region wide signal priority treatment. The study results documented herein were accomplished...

Bellevue Smart Traveler: Reducing SOV Commuting
The Bellevue Smart Traveler (BTS) research team is currently developing a prototype traveler information center (TIC) to serve a downtown office complex in Bellevue, Washington. The goal...

Adapting BMPs to California Hydrology and Climatology
The State of California has the most diverse hydrology and climatology in the United States. It boasts the highest and lowest elevations in the continental U.S. and annual rainfall varies...

Wastewater Treatment and Disposal System for a Vegetable Processing Facility
The authors describe the implementation of a wastewater management system designed to dispose of up to 2.1 million gallons of vegetable processing wastewater generated per day at Bellingham...

Effect of Agricultural Drainage on Water Quality in the Humid Portion of the Pacific Northwest
Agricultural drainage first began in Washington around 1830 and in Oregon around 1840. The first efforts to drain soils for agricultural use began by constructing shallow ditches spaced...

Simulation of Rapid Reservoir Drawdown for Flood Control, Cowlitz Falls Project
The Cowlitz Falls Dam is a run-of-river project, currently under construction on the Cowlitz River in Washington State, 23 Km downstream from the town of Randle. The requirements for reservoir...

Analysis of Cabinet Gorge Dam
After a 1987 inspection of the Cabinet Gorge Dam, Part 12 consultants contracted by Washington Water Power (a private utility based in Spokane, Washington) made several recommendations...

Annual Oscillation of Mean Monthly Water Levels at U.S. Ports
The annual variation in water level is not widely recognized among engineers. It could effect the selection of design ship channel depth or marina channel dredging, and tidal wetland creation...

Using SHRP Tests to Evaluate CRM Asphalt Pavements
During the recently completed Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP), there was insufficient time or funds to evaluate the inclusion of waste materials in asphalt paving mixtures. However,...

Television and Scanning Sonar in Seattle Metro's Siphons and Brick Sewers
Comprehensive and often costly investigations are required in order to identify performance deficiencies of the pipeline in sewer systems, particularly when sewers in excess of 48-inch...

 

 

 

 

Return to search