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Study Shows Sea Level Rise to Threaten West Coast Tidal Wetlands Over the Next 100 Years

August 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping, Water

CORVALLIS, Ore., Aug. 14, 2015—The U.S. Geological Survey and Oregon State University released a report this week examining Pacific Northwest tidal wetland vulnerability to sea level rise. Scientists found that, while vulnerability varies from marsh to marsh,…

Gresham Wastewater Plant First in Northwest to Hit Energy Net Zero

April 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Wastewater

GRESHAM, Ore., April 22, 2015—The City of Gresham today celebrated the ingenuity and collaborative spirit that made possible an environmental achievement…

Some Coastal Communities May Not Have Time for Tsunami Evacuation

April 14, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Stormwater

PORTLAND, Ore., April 14, 2015 — Tens of thousands of people along the U.S. Pacific Northwest coastline may not have enough time to evacuate low-lying…

Bridge Collapses on Interstate 5 North of Seattle

May 24, 2013 - in Emergency, Transportation

The major highway bridge linking Seattle with Canada and the rest of the Pacific Northwest region collapsed Thursday evening, dumping at least a handful of vehicles and people into a river, the Washington State Patrol said. Initially, it wasn't clear if the…