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New website makes it easier to find state and federal funding

The new FundFinder.wa.gov is a clearing house for water quality and salmon project funding.

Puget Sound Nutrient Watch: The Salish Sea Computer Model

We explain how the Salish Sea Model and other scientific computer models help us better understand the world around us.

Innovative Regional Septic Loan Program partnership wins EPA and local awards
Our program was incredibly successful in its first year. It prevented 36 million gallons, equal to 55 Olympic-sized swimming pools, of wastewater from flowing into Puget Sound watershed.
Latest Sumas-Blaine aquifer nitrate study sets the stage for large study in 2018

Nitrate in groundwater is a concern because of the risk of methemoglobinemia, or “blue-baby syndrome."

New study finds widespread PFAS contamination – but also signs of progress

Per- and poly- fluorinated alkyl substances (aka PFAS, PFCs, PFOS) are building up in waterways and fish, but phasing them out could decrease chemical exposure.

Eyes Over Puget Sound; Sunny, warm, and colorful

Late summer 2017 brings warm air temperatures and drier conditions throughout Puget Sound. Streamflows in the region's northern rivers are lower than rivers in South Puget Sound.

Puget Sound Nutrient Watch: A new blog series

This Puget Sound Nutrient Watch looks at the importance of excess nutrients and how they affect Puget Sound.

Ecology has received a new request to use Imidacloprid to control burrowing shrimp

We are evaluating an application requesting permission to use the pesticide Imidacloprid to control burrowing shrimp in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor.

Eyes Over Puget Sound: River flows above normal

Cooler and wetter conditions set the stage for a favorable supply of freshwater in June 2017.

Finding a balanced approach for aquatic plant management
Our draft environmental study reviews eight new chemicals, five alternatives for management, and updates information on other chemicals currently covered under the permits.

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