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Metro Project Implementation—The Early Stages
Metro (the Municipality of Metropolitan Seattle) is a federation of governments in King County, Washington which is responsible for regional public transportation and waste water collection...

Deposition at a New Dam Near Mount St. Helens
A sediment retention structure (SRS) is being constructed on the North Fork Toutle River in the state of Washington to trap sediments eroding off the 1980 Mount St. Helens debris avalanche....

Classic Wood Structures
Wood has been used in a wide range of structural applications. When properly maintained, these structures can have a useful life from 50 years to several centuries. Thirty-seven unusual...

Sampling of Sediment Intrusion into Artificial Redds in the Tucannon Watershed, Washington

Field Performance of a Soil Nail System in Loess
This paper presents data from measurements of a soil nail system constructed in loess soil in Pullman, Washington. The soil nail system is designed to retain a 39.2 ft (11.9 m) high excavation...

Nonpoint Pollution Planning in Thurston Co., WA

Studies of Fish Protection Methods at Hydroelectric Plants
Five largely untested but economical fish-protection systems were tested at sites throughout North America. The process of selecting laboratory and field test sites was completed at the...

Downramping to Minimize Stranding of Salmonid Fry
The objective of this study was to develop a downramping regime for the Jackson Hydroelectric Project on the Sultan River in Washington that minimizes the stranding of juvenile salmon...

Bio-Economic Models for Measuring the Economic Effects of Hydropower on Anadromous Fish Populations in the Pacific Northwest
An empirical model is presented for predicting the net economic value of changes in recreational catch of salmon and steelhead in Oregon, Washington and Idaho associated with construction...

Cedar Falls Project-Rehabilitation with RCC
This paper presents an overview of the planning, design, and construction considerations used during the development of the 9. 1 m (30-foot-high) Cedar Falls Roller Compacted Concrete...

Cedar Falls Project—Major Rehabilitation
This paper presents planning objectives and operational considerations which governed the design and construction of a major rehabilitation project implemented at the City of Seattle's...

Single Conduit Dam Design
In today's arena of increasingly higher costs for major dams, planners and designers are continuing to look into ways of reducing the overall costs for the development of...

Osoyoos Lake Control Structure
The new Osoyoos Lake Control Structure has been built on the Okanogan River at Oroville, Wa. The site is about 2 miles downstream from the outlet of Osoyoos Lake, and about 9 miles south...

Expert Systems for Drought Management: A Case Study
This paper describes the development and application of a computer model used by the Seattle Water Department (SWD) for operations during drought. This model provides guidance for initiating...

Comparison of Storm Water Management for Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Urban Areas
The design criteria, the methods of analyses, and the estimated costs of construction are compared for two storm water management systems in the Phoenix, Arizona and the Washington, D.C....

The Development of Metropolitan Water Markets: Seattle, Washington 1887-1987
This paper applies the case-study approach to examine the development of metropolitan water markets and its implications for central city and suburban water districts. The greater Seattle,...

Washington

Truck Operating Characteristics in Relation to Safety
For a two-year period large truck crashes on the interstate system in Washington State were investigated using a case-control method. For each large truck involved in a crash, three trucks...

Public Access and Waterfront Redevelopment—Making it Happen
Once an abandoned, industrial wasteland and now a recreational showcase, the Ruston Way waterfront is one of Tacoma's premiere attractions. The successful revitalization is...

 

 

 

 

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