Stories for WRIA 30*

Klickitat

Water Quality stories support the Water Quality Program's five Program activities. Some stories may fall under more than one category, and are listed accordingly.

 

Enforcement Promotes Understanding
Some homeowners complained to Ecology that the city of Goldendale (City) had dug out a wetland on their property, leaving behind a pond that smelled of sewage. While the case seemed simple at first, the outcome went farther than “just” environmental protection. Ecology’s Central Regional Office’s subsequent enforcement and communication with the City helped bridge years of discontent between the City and Ecology.
(Prevent and reduce point and stormwater pollution; Provide excellent technical and financial assistance)

The New Klickitat Wastewater Treatment Plant
An account of a multifaceted approach of innovation and cooperation resulting in the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant to replace an ailing treatment plant.
(Prevent and reduce point and stormwater pollution; Provide excellent technical and financial assistance)

 

 

 

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* The Department of Ecology and other state resource agencies frequently use a system of "Watershed Resource Inventory Areas" or "WRIAs" to refer to the state's major watershed basins.

 

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Last updated March 2011