SEATTLE – Puget Sound’s ecosystem health took a leap forward with the recent signing of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report, which recommends large-scale restoration projects on three northwest Washington estuaries.
Seattle District flood team members are preparing to make revetment repairs at La Push on the Washington coast and have distributed sandbags to the City of Aberdeen and Hoh Tribe in anticipation of a significant coastal storm Saturday.
The Chehalis-Centralia Airport Levee in Lewis County, Washington, will be repaired beginning October 10, 2016. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will restore a section of the levee, which includes a damaged 36-inch-diameter reinforced concrete pipe located on the north side of the airport.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will begin installing six new deep groundwater monitoring wells in mid-October at the Moses Lake Wellfield Superfund site in Moses Lake, Washington.