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    • Assessing Land Use, Land Cover, and Wastewater Infrastructure for Shellfish in the Puget Sound Nearshore 

      Spirandelli, Daniele (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Oysters, clams, mussels, and other bivalve mollusks are prized species of the Puget Sound estuary. Settling on the Puget Sound shores, shellfish play a critical role of filtering water, providing habitat, supporting local ...
    • Efficacy and Safety of Reclaimed Water 

      Brown, Sally (University of Washington Water Center, 2010-02-17)
      Brown will present a plan to develop a reclaimed water program in King County. She will discuss average water use and precipitation statistics. Next, she will consider the wildlife impacts of conventional discharges. To ...
    • Environmental Impacts of Mining in Eastern Washington 

      Peplow, Daniel (University of Washington Water Center, 1999-01)
      This fact sheet provides an overview of the environmental impacts of mining in Eastern Washington. These impacts include metal contamination of water supplies and biological hazards of mine waste contamination. The specific ...
    • Hidden Hazards in Fragranced Consumer Products 

      Steinemann, Anne C. (University of Washinton Water Center, 2009-02)
      This fact sheet provides an overview of fragranced consumer products. The fact sheet is organized into a series of questions and answers, explaining the current situation, health and environmental effects, and consumer ...
    • Pilot Scale Constructed Wastewater Treatment Wetland 

      Jensen, Lenore (University of Washington Water Center, 2001-01)
      This fact sheet introduces the concept of artificially created wetlands, known as "constructed" or "treatment" wetlands, which are created as a method for treating wastewater. The technology, role of vegetation, and design ...
    • The Role of Residuals from Water Treatment in Sustainability 

      Brown, Sally (University of Washington Water Center, 2008-05-27)
      Brown will present an overview of wastewater treatment. She will discuss the products of wastewater treatment: biosolids and reclaimed water. Next, she will outline the agricultural, bioenergy, and restoration and ...