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.