Story Maps: Sediment Quality in Puget Sound
This series of colorful, interactive story maps describes the work of our Marine Sediment Monitoring Team. These scientists conduct long-term monitoring to assess and determine change over time in the condition of Puget Sound sediments and the animals that live in them.
NDZ supplemental letter requested by EPA
This is the letter requested of Ecology regarding the NDZ petition.
Effectiveness monitoring for water quality
Our scientists study the effectiveness of projects to protect and improve water quality.
Puget Sound feeder bluffs
Protecting the cliffs that feed Puget Sound beaches with sand and the beaches that depend on them.
Puget Sound feeder bluff mapping
We map the feeder bluffs that feed Puget Sound beaches with sand to understand and protect them.
Puyallup River tributaries effectiveness monitoring
We’re studying bacteria pollution in tributaries to the Puyallup River.
Puget Sound Tide Model
A research tool programmed in Python by David Finlayson for predicting the tides of the Sound. The model was originally developed by Lavelle et al. (1988) at NOAA PMEL and subsequently updated by H. Mofjeld to include the full suite of standard tidal constituents.
Publication index: Budd Inlet
List of links to documents and posters related to water quality in Budd Inlet
Publication index: Salish Sea Model
List of links to documents and posters about the Salish Sea Model
CR-101 Form (WAC 173-228) 07/05/17
This is a rulemaking announcement (CR-101) for WAC 173-228 Vessel Sewage No Discharge Zones
Rulemaking Proposal (WAC 173-228) 10/04/17
This is a rulemaking proposal (CR-102) for WAC 173-228 Sewage No Discharge Zones
Rulemaking Proposed Language (WAC 173-228) 10/04/17
This is proposed rule language for WAC 173-228 Sewage No Discharge Zones
Rulemaking Draft Citation List (WAC 173-228) 10/04/17
This is the draft citation list for WAC 173-228 Vessel Sewage No Discharge Zones
2016 MOU with final amendment
This is the memorandum of understanding regulating cruise ship waste discharge.
Car washing poster English
Washington Waters Ours to Protect car washing poster English
Eyes Over Puget Sound - Latest
Surface conditions of Puget Sound - high-resolution aerial photo observations with data from our monthly monitoring stations and en route ferry transects.