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Business owner finds help to clean up finances
November 26, 2013

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

McNulty-80OLYMPIA, Wash. – At the beginning of 2013 Scottiejo McNulty was running her company, Elite Cleaning of Washington, like most people run their households: money came in, bills got paid and she didn’t worry about the details.

Divers plunge into cleaning project at WSU reservoir
May 4, 2006

(Photos by Bob Hubner, WSU Photo Services, and Robert Frank)Okay, it’s been 30-59 years and the dust is about 16-17 inches deep. It’s time to clean.Trouble is, the room is 114 X 114 feet in size and the dust has settled underwater, so divers are needed.(Photo: Richard Peterson shows diving helmet equipped with lights and cameras.)Obviously, we’re not talking about your everyday get-out-the-Hoover-and-vacuum project. We’re talking about cleaning Washington State University’s east water reservoir. Located adjacent to the Jewett Observatory, the 21-foot-deep reservoir has an estimated 2,041,553-gallon capacity. The reservoir isn’t completely full, so the silt is under about 13-15 feet of water.To tackle the … » More …