It is estimated that 75 percent of contamination in the Puget Sound is unwittingly produced by citizens — via commercial wastewater, sewage treatment plants, stormwater runoff from roads and paved surfaces, construction and other activities.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Seattle landscape architect Peg Staeheli will discuss her projects to retrofit urban areas for livability and sustainability – in particular water use and stormwater implications – at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, in Goertzen Hall 21.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PUYALLUP, Wash. – Businesses in the Puget Sound watershed must navigate a complex series of stormwater runoff regulations and permits. But business owners often don’t understand why those regulations exist.
By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Nanoscale materials are helping provide new and better products for society, but researchers know little about what happens when these materials break down in the environment.
By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SEATTLE – Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held Sept. 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222.