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Archive: March, 2016

Weatherwax wetland bank certified to run in Ocean Shores

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Washington Department of Ecology have certified the operation of a wetland mitigation bank on land owned by the City of Ocean Shores located within the city boundaries in Grays Harbor County. The new 121.86 acre Weatherwax Wetland and Habitat Bank will preserve and enhance a rare and unique ecosystem within the city of Ocean Shores. [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-16

Officials seek public comments on Draft Feasibility Report, Environmental Impact Statement for Puyallup Flood Risk Management Study

SEATTLE - Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pierce County, Washington, are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Puyallup River Basin Flood Risk Management General Investigation Study. The 45-day public comment period is from March 25 to May 9, 2016. This document is available for viewing online at and a paper copy will be made available at the Puyallup Public Library and Pierce County Library in Orting, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Mar-25-16

Army Corps begins annual spring fill of Howard Hanson Dam

Water managers have begun slowly filling the reservoir at Howard Hanson Dam at the headwaters of the Green River. [Read More]
Published: Mar-15-16

Corps of Engineers to start Grays Harbor maintenance dredging April 1

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor April 1, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Mar-08-16

Chittenden Locks small chamber closing for annual maintenance

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks small chamber closed to marine traffic noon, March 14 through 5 p.m., March 25. [Read More]
Published: Mar-07-16