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...

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

Columbia River Basin Fish and Wildlife Program Strategy for Salmon
Three species of Snake River salmon have been listed as threatened or endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act. In response, the Northwest Power Planning Council worked with...

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...

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...

Seattle Swings Again
The 1992 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award went to a bridge that the experts said couldn't be built—a concrete segmental box girder swing bridge with twin leaves...

Seattle Oil Keeps Going and Going

Seattle Plays It Safe
To ensure the reliability of its aging water system in a major earthquake, the Seattle Water Department commissioned a comprehensive assessment of the system's seismic reliability...

Overview of the Hanford Environmental Dose Reconstruction Project

The Design of the Airside Concourses
The growth of commercial air traffic in the United States has resulted in the development of the 'New Denver International Airport.' the airside concourses were designed by joint venture...

Transportation Management in the Anacostia Waterfront Washington, D.C.
The Anacostia Waterfront is a 500 acre land mass located approximately one-half mile from the U.S. Capitol. This area includes a U.S. Army facility (Ft. McNair), a U.S. Navy facility (the...

Travel Markets: An Approach to TCM Effectiveness Evaluation
This discussion paper describes a new approach to TCM evaluation using a travel market concept to classify trip types based on expected elasticities to various TCMs. Conventional trip...

Summary Conclusions & Recommendations of the 1991 Washington State Ports and Transportation Systems
Since 1975, the Washington Public Ports Association and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) have conducted periodic performance assessments of the state's ports, waterways,...

A Comprehensive Approach to Container Terminal Planning: Striking a Balance
This paper uses the Port of Seattle's recently released Container Terminal Development Plan to present a case-study of a master planning process for continued development of container...

Vacuum Alumina Unloader for Port of Everett
The Port of Everett is in the process of rebuilding and expanding its marine cargo facilities. Much of the Port's waterfront land and facilities were lost to the U.S. Navy Carrier Homeport...

Case Study — Elliott Bay Marina Floating Moorage
The recently completed Elliott Bay Marina project in Seattle is one of the larger projects of this type in the country, with 1196 slips ranging from 32 feet to 60 feet, a floating fuel...

Design Criteria for Ferry Landings
This paper describes an ongoing research project conducted by the University of Washington Department of Civil Engineering to develop design criteria for the Washington State Ferry System....

Pier and Wharf for U.S. Navy Homeport, Everett
Design of the homeporting facilities at Everett, Washington, began in 1985. The U.S. Navy and the design team were faced with many challenges, including a waterfront site containing contaminated...

Underground Refrigeration Outlets
This paper discusses facilities for underground refrigeration at terminal at Port of Tacoma, to provide services to Evergreen line, the worlds largest container shipping company....

Decision Analysis Model for Well Rehabilitation and Groundwater Development, Moses Lake, Washington
A decision analysis model has been developed for evaluating various well rehabilitation strategies and long-term groundwater development alternatives, as well as various investigation...

 

 

 

 

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