Posts Tagged ‘water supply’

This Week’s Rain Only Slightly Helpful For NCW Summer Water Supply

Conservation and drought – two words you don’t to hear when forecasting the state water supply through September. Marcus Bellissimo reports this week’s rain meant good things for some areas of Central Washington at risk of drought this year. The lowland precipitation will help with soil moisture, but it won’t make up for the shortage…

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Warm, Dry, But Not Quite ‘Drought’-Level Conditions For NCW, State Ecology Dept. Says

From abnormal dryness to adequate stream flows, the State Ecology Department monitors water supply conditions throughout the state. The Aug. 9 map by the U.S. Drought Monitor shows severe drought conditions continuing in southwest Washington. Areas of moderate drought conditions expanded across the northern part of the state and across Western Washington. The remainder of the state…

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Agencies Seek Comments On Snow Lake Valve Work For Upper Valley Water Control

Water from the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Area is vital to various entities in the upper valley. An Environmental Assessment of work that needs to be performed to keep the water flowing seeks public comment. Marcus Bellissimo reports.   The draft EA is available here. The comment deadline is Thursday, January 11. Send written comments to…

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