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Fecal Matters: Water contact advisory issued for Dakwas Beac

The Makah Beach Program issued a water contact health advisory for Dakwas Park Beach in Clallam County. This advisory was issued on Aug. 16 due to hig...
17-08-2019 16:06

Dust buster: A plan to manage dust in and near Wallula

Things looked a lot different when the Lewis and Clark expedition camped at the confluence of the Snake and Columbia rivers in 1805 and traded with th...
17-08-2019 16:06

A Yakima adjudication update

We\'re moving forward with water right certificatesWe have been busy since May 9, when Yakima Superior Court Judge F. James Gavin entered the final de...
16-08-2019 16:04

Fecal Matters: Herb Beck Marina is open for water contact re

BEACH Program Update Good News! Jefferson County Health Department has lifted the no-contact advisory at Herb Beck Marina in Quilcene. Analysis of wat...
14-08-2019 16:05

New task force to set standards for cannabis testing labs

Thanks to a new law intended to improve cannabis product testing, state agencies are forming a Cannabis Science Task Force that will be led by Ecology...
13-08-2019 16:03

Fecal Matters: Water contact advisory issued for Herb Beck M

Jefferson County Department of Heath issued a no-contact advisory to water recreation at Herb Beck Marina beach in Quilcene. This advisory is due to h...
10-08-2019 16:03

New app shows softer side of Puget Sound

Timber bulkhead at Luhr Beach along the Nisqually River delta in south Puget Sound. Photo courtesy Hugh Shipman.We are pleased to announce we have cre...
09-08-2019 16:03

These wastewater treatment plants earn an A+ in clean water

110 facilities recognized for their top performance Be honest, have you ever flushed a disposable wipe down the toilet" Did you pour the leftover gre...
06-08-2019 16:03

Vashon Islanders can get their soil tested at the farmer's m

Residents visiting the 2018 soilSHOP boothat the Vashon Farmer\'s MarketWhen residents of Vashon?Maury Island visit the Vashon Farmer?s Market from 10...
02-08-2019 16:04

The striped nudibranch: Don?t mess with this ferocious sea s

Eyes Under Puget Sound?s Critter of the Month??A striped nudibranch, Armina californica, collected from Nisqually Reach, Washington, March 2019.July?s...
31-07-2019 16:05

Boots on the ground: WCC as a stepping-stone to disaster man

A decade ago, Nina Rubenstein was swinging a pick-mattock on a Washington Conservation Corps restoration crew. Today she serves as the emergency manag...
30-07-2019 16:03

A Little Green for the Brownfields

EPA awards $2.4 million for cleanups in WashingtonNinth Street Park, a brownfield cleanup site contaminated with arsenicand lead from decades of pesti...
26-07-2019 16:04

Fecal Matters: The health of Washington beaches

There have been a number of health advisories issued for Washington beaches this year. A lot of people are wondering why and if this is typical.This y...
25-07-2019 16:03

Washington goal of no spills is? on track

Changes proposed to strengthen railroads? oil spill response effortsWashington has one of the lowest oil spill rates of any state in the nation becaus...
24-07-2019 16:03

Fecal Matters: Fort Worden State Park is open for water cont

BEACH Program Update Good News! Jefferson County Health Department has lifted the no-contact advisory at Fort Worden State Park. Analysis of water sam...
24-07-2019 16:03

Use caution if your local lake has a colorful coating

Reports of toxic blue-green algae blooms are beginning to surface east of the Cascades.Blue-green algae can appear throughout the year in many Washin...
23-07-2019 16:03

Fecal Matters: Closures for multiple beaches and others lift

There are several beach closures that were caused by the estimated 3 million gallon sewage release in King County. Unrelated no-contact advisories are...
20-07-2019 16:03

Chip, chip hooray!

A lot of people have their eyes on the skies right now, keeping a sharp lookout for wildfire smoke. Although cooler weather has meant that the 2019 wi...
19-07-2019 16:07

Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for a portion of P

BEACH program updateKitsap Public Health District issued a no-contact health advisory for the east shore of the Port Washington Narrows, between the W...
19-07-2019 16:07

New Tacoma park emerges from Superfund site

Tacoma\'s new Dune Peninsula at Point Defiance Park.Image Courtesy of Metro Parks TacomaSince the 1980s, we have been working in partnership with the ...
17-07-2019 16:04

Wait, how can there be a drought when it?s raining"

While recent rain is helping many parts of the state, more than afew scattered showers are needed to fix Washington\'s drought.For the past few months...
16-07-2019 16:04

Fecal Matters: Water contact advisory issued for Oak Bay Cou

Jefferson County Department of Heath issued a no-contact advisory to water recreation at Oak Bay County Park. This advisory is due to high levels of f...
13-07-2019 16:03

Now accepting nominations for Cleanup Rule Advisory Group

The cleanup of Port Gamble Bay is just one of the more than7,000 sites we\'ve cleaned up since MTCA became law 30 years agoEcology?s Toxics Cleanup P...
11-07-2019 16:04

Fecal Matters: Salt Creek Recreation Area is open for water

BEACH Program Update Good News! Clallam County Health and Human Services has lifted the no-contact advisory at Salt Creek Recreation Area beach. Analy...
10-07-2019 16:03

From onsite septic repair to stormwater infrastructure, $183

Ecology?s Water Quality Program is offering more than $183 million in financial assistance for 106 high-priority clean water projects across the state...
09-07-2019 16:03

Water Watch: Drought well program launched in Yakima Basin

Irrigators can learn about emergency drought permits at July 11 workshopNaches River is running low as it flows to its confluence with the Yakima Rive...
06-07-2019 16:03

Fecal Matter: Water contact advisory issued for Salt Creek R

Clallam County Health and Human Services issued a no-contact advisory to water recreation at Salt Creek Recreation Area. This advisory is due to high ...
04-07-2019 16:03

Drought in the rainforest

Known for rain, city of Forks struggles with water supplyYou know something is wrong when one of the wettest places in the entire country is worried a...
03-07-2019 16:03

Fecal Matters: Golden Gardens is open for water contact recr

BEACH Program Update Seattle and King County Public Health has lifted the no-contact advisory at Golden Gardens beach. Analysis of recent water sample...
02-07-2019 16:06

By managing stormwater, cities and counties are helping to p

Reducing stormwater pollution helps prevent toxins from entering the water and harming orca and salmon. The state?s most-populated cities and countie...
02-07-2019 16:06

Time to get #SmokeReady

Despite the thunder and lightning earlier this week, we thankfully haven?t seen much smoke in Washington skies yet this year. All it takes is one spa...
29-06-2019 16:03

Celebrate Pride! The Ornate Tube Worm sports all the colors

Eyes Under Puget Sound\'s "Critter of the Month"June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and in the spirit of celebrating diversity?both invertebrate and human?we?...
28-06-2019 16:03

Fecal Matters: No-contact advisory issued for Golden Gardens

BEACH program updateSeattle and King County Public Health issued a no-contact health advisory on June 26 at Golden Gardens due to a 16,500 gallon sewa...
27-06-2019 16:04

Cleaning up: In the footprint of an old corner gas station

One of the largest categories of cleanup sites, statewide, is former gas stations. Old-school underground storage tanks were prone to leaking into the...
25-06-2019 16:03

Wood stove roundup: helping to clear wintertime smoke

Volunteers help to unload wood stoves brought in for recyclingIt may be hot outside, but that didn\'t deter folks in Okanogan County from taking advan...
22-06-2019 16:03

Fecal Matters: Water contact advisory issued for Bay View St

A no-contact advisory to water recreation was issued at Bay View State Park in Padilla Bay. This advisory is due to high levels of fecal bacteria in t...
21-06-2019 16:03

Women in Science: Meredith Jones works to keep toxic metals

Ecology chemist Meredith Jones in front of Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer.Meredith Jones is a chemist at Ecology?s environmental laborat...
21-06-2019 16:03
 



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