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  • A Fitting Solution

    Although less than 2% of the nation's drinking water plants use membranes for filtration, Manitowoc Public Utilities in Wisconsin and the Kennewick Public Works Department in Washington are using the technology to produce additional clean water without significant additional expense.

  • June 2008 Briefs June 2008

  • Down & Dirty November 2007

  • Flying high

    Imagine you're adding a runway at a busy international airport. Then, imagine doing it while saddled with the most stringent environmental impact mitigation permits issued in state history. You would be managing the third-runway project at Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport in...

  • Seattle sculpture dedicated to surveyors

    Citizens in the City of Goodwill affectionately call the dozen monoliths gracing Warren G. Magnuson Park "Linehenge"

  • Down & Dirty July 2007

  • Low-impact leader

  • Holiday cheer shows up in sewage

    According to University of Washington researchers, those snickerdoodles you scarfed down during the holidays could have an impact on the water system.

  • Walking the line

    Many public agencies have created effective procedures to curb new encroachments onto rights of way. But there remains a larger issue: What to do about existing encroachments that may have been in violation for years, or even decades?

  • Proof positive

    A recent study of Seattle's Interstate 90 floating bridge proved the feasibility of adding a light rail transit system atop the structure.