Jan. 27-29: Helping neighborhoods adapt to climate change

SAN FRANCISCO – Five public, community workshops to help some San Francisco neighborhoods adapt to sea level rising, flooding and drought will be hosted by the Washington State University Adaptive Water Urbanism Initiative Jan. 27-29.

$1M to study climate change impacts on defense facilities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Protecting U.S. defense facilities from risks posed by climate change is the focus of research at Washington State University Tri-Cities recently funded through a four-year, $994,000 contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

Westside flood counseling analysis wrapping up

A year after flooding devastated areas of western Washington, a WSU researcher is helping analyze and evaluate ongoing crisis counseling in six counties most affected.   Many thousands of people have been served by four outreach teams using a variety of strategies, said Robert Short, director of the Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and […]

Check your route well in advance

Due to recent flooding and road damage, caused by the Dec. 2-3 storms, it is suggested that people traveling shoud check their route before they leave home.  This includes parents planning to attend the upcoming fall commencement on the Pullman campus, as well as business travelers and students.   You can learn about highway conditions […]

Threat of flooding lightens in western Washington

Due to the increased amount of rain, the threat of flooding increased in many areas of Washington in the past several days. Precautions are being taken to limit damage at Washington State University facilities. Here is a quick update: * Operations at WSU-Mount Vernon NWREC returned to normal this morning as the threat of flooding has subsided, at least for […]

Flooding affects areas near WSU facilities

Due to the increased amount of rain, flooding is occurring in many areas of Washington and precautions are being taken to limit damage. Below is an update on the flood situation in areas related to Washington State University. * Operations at WSU-Mount Vernon NWREC were suspended at 2 pm today, Tuesday, Nov. 7, due to […]