Standardizing Instream Flow Requirements at Hydropower Projects in the Cascade Mountains, Washington

Beyond the Airport Terminal: People Mover Technologies at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been on the forefront of using people mover technology since the early 1970s and the installation of the Westinghouse Satellite Transit System...

What Sank the Lacey Murrow?
This month marks the third anniversary of the sinking of the Lacey V. Murrow Floating Bridge near Seattle, Wash., in the midst of a major rehabilitation project. Early on Nov. 25, 1990,...

Effects of Reservoir Management on Establishment of Riparian and Wetland Vegetation in Northeastern Washington
The effects of various reservoir pool management scenarios on the establishment of riparian and wetland vegetation in arid regions of the Pacific Northwest are discussed. This study quantifies...

Seattle's Storm Water Application
Seattle is considered a large city under the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) storm water permit regulations and was required to submit a storm water permit application...

Investigation and Rehabilitation of the Moses Lake Larson Wellfield
In 1988, low levels of trichloroethylene (TCE) were detected in several of the Larson wells operated by the City of Moses Lake. The wells are up to 800 feet deep and are completed in fractured...

The West Point Story—Chapter 5: Construction
As design of the West Point plant neared completion, the municipality of Seattle addressed construction of the facilities. The challenge was to build a complex wastewater treatment plant...

Sno Water Led Coordinated Water System Planning
The designation of a Critical Water Supply Service Area (CWSSA) which leads to Coordinated Water Planning evolved from problems recognized much earlier. Regional water suppliers in Snohomish...

The West Point Story—Chapter 1: Overview and Planning
The West Point wastewater treatment plant is the Seattle metropolitan area's largest wastewater treatment plant, and it is being upgraded to provide secondary treatment. The planning,...

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...

The Covington Master Drainage Plan
Located in the southeastern portion of King County, Washington, the 1,240-acre Covington area had been identified in 1985 as an 'urban activity center,' a place designated for regional...

Long Term Hydroacoustic Evaluations of a Fixed In-Turbine Fish Diversion Screen at Rocky Reach Dam on the Columbia River, Washington

Three Case Studies of Modifications to Washington Water Power Dams

Seattle Area Traffic Management System Upgrade
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) implemented the first components of this freeway monitoring and control system in 1967. A major upgrade to this system was completed...

A Cooperative Coastal Data Collection Program in Washington State
The Washington State Department of Ecology and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have initiated a cooperative agreement for the joint management and funding of the Washington Coastal Data...

Cumulative Environmental Impacts of Shoreline Stabilization on Puget Sound
Although shore protection structures such as bulkheads and seawalls may provide protection to upland property owners, they bring with them numerous potential adverse environmental effects....

Evaluating Remedial Alternatives for Coastal Wetlands in New Bedford Harbor
The Acushnet River estuary in upper New Bedford Harbor is highly contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and metals. Portions of the industrialized estuary are bordered by wetlands,...

Effects of Estuarine Habitat Quality on Juvenile Salmon: I. Chemical Contaminant Exposure and II. Altered Growth and Immune Function
Some urban estuaries on the west coast of the US are important habitats for several species of juvenile salmon and receive multiple stresses from human activities. Because these estuaries...

Effect of Future High Speed Ground Transportation on Airport Expansion Needs in the State of Washington
A high speed ground transportation system is proposed to be built in the State of Washington to connect all regions. The proposed system will be approximately 700 miles in length and would...

Drought in the Emerald City

 

 

 

 

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