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Saving salmon in the wild – is chum the king?
August 16, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Chum rule. In the same toxic stormwater brew that killed coho salmon in less than three hours, their chum cousins did just fine.

Seniors envision healthier future for Puyallup watershed
May 5, 2016

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By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

GIG HARBOR, Wash. – If you want a diverse education in ecology, psychology, history, art, design, computer graphics, problem solving and policy, not to mention public speaking, a degree in landscape architecture from the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University is just the ticket.

‘Only rain down the drain:’ Preventing stormwater pollution
April 27, 2016

StormDrainMarkerPULLMAN, Wash. – Whether or not we work or live near a waterway, our everyday actions affect water quality. Resources for preventing stormwater and water pollution are available from Washington State University Environmental Health and Safety.

WSU invites media to meet with stormwater pollution expert
April 4, 2016

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Washington State University aquatic ecotoxicologist Jenifer McIntyre will demonstrate her latest research to media April 6-8 at the WSU Research and Extension Center in Puyallup in advance of her April 12 Innovators Lecture in Seattle.

April 12: WSU expert to speak about stormwater pollution
April 4, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

innovators-salmon-webSEATTLE – Washington State University aquatic ecotoxicologist Jenifer McIntyre will share her research on the lethal impacts of stormwater for fish as well as solutions that are within reach.

Partnership recycles carbon fiber to permeable pavement
November 10, 2015

permeable-pavement-research-area-at-WSU-PuyallupSEATTLE – Improving water quality through better permeable pavement is the focus of a research and development collaboration announced by Boeing, Washington State University and the Washington Stormwater Center.

Foundations fund stormwater center director at WSU
January 28, 2015

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

stormwater-research-1-80PUYALLUP, Wash. – The Washington Stormwater Center will hire a full-time director, thanks to funding from The Boeing Company, The Bullitt Foundation and The Russell Family Foundation. 

$1M to study climate change impacts on defense facilities
December 17, 2014

DemissieRICHLAND, 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).