No discharge zone resources & studies

During our evaluation process, we:

  • Gathered data on Puget Sound vessels, pumpout facilities, the conditions of Puget Sound, and marine sanitation device performance.
  • Conducted boater surveys.
  • Compiled research from other states with no discharge zones.
  • Analyzed how pollutants move in areas of Puget Sound.
  • Evaluated the implementation of a no discharge zone in Puget Sound.
  • Conducted outreach to a variety of interest groups.

Find specific studies below.