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South Puget Sound Dissolved Oxygen Study

Advisory Committee

Ecology formed an advisory committee so solicit input on how the study is done and what factors should be considered. The advisory committee represents a broad range of interests in the Puget Sound basin and includes representatives from tribes, wastewater treatment plants, conservation districts, academia, businesses, environmental groups, and city, county, state, and federal governments.

Committee Meetings

June 23, 2014 meeting

The advisory group discussed the Draft Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) for sediment-water interactions.

October 15, 2013 meeting

At this meeting, Ecology provided and overview and answered questions on the draft report (PDF)

December 8, 2010 meeting

This meeting was held at the Pierce County Environmental Services Building (9850 64th Street W in University Place). The meeting focused on the draft nutrient report and ongoing calibration of the water quality model.

October 28, 2009 meeting

The focus of this meeting was the Draft Circulation Report.

May 20, 2009 meeting

The focus of this meeting was the upcoming Hydrodynamic Report.

March 17, 2008 meeting

The 5th meeting of the technical advisory committee was held on March 17, 2008 in University Place.

October 29, 2007 meeting  

The 4th meeting of the technical advisory committee was held on Monday, October 29 in University Place, at Pierce County’s Environmental Services Building.

June 11, 2007 meeting

The 3rd meeting of the technical advisory committee was held on Monday, June 11, 2007.

  • Agenda:
    • Marine data update
    • WWTP data, tributary data, and other updates
    • "What-if" scenarios – Please provide feedback to Andrew Kolosseus by August 11, 2007
    • Communication plan – We will discuss this again at the next meeting
  • View the presentation from the meeting (pdf)
     

March 19, 2007 meeting

The 2nd meeting of the technical advisory committee was Monday, March 19, 2007.

  • Agenda:
    • a review of the changes to the draft study plan (thanks to those who reviewed and commented on the plan),
    • a discussion of preliminary data from wastewater treatment plants,
    • a review of the wastewater treatment plant monitoring meeting (to be held March 1), and
    • an update on the study’s budget and schedule.
  • View the presentation from the meeting (pdf)
     

December 4, 2006 meeting

The first meeting of the technical advisory committee was held Monday, December 4, 2006 from 1-3 pm in Tacoma at the Washington State Attorney General’s Office.

  • Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • Role of the Technical Advisory Committee
    • Discuss the major parts of the study as outlined in the Draft Study Plan (with Q&A)
    • Set up WWTP monitoring development meeting
    • Schedule future meetings
  • View the presentation (pdf)
  • View the handouts:
  • Comments on the Draft Study Plan: due by December 31, 2006.

Contact information

As future meetings are scheduled, they will be posted here along with the agendas, handouts, and presentations.

For more information on the technical advisory committee,
please contact Andrew Kolosseus at:

Washington State Dept. of Ecology
P.O. Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600
Phone: (360) 407-7543
E-mail: akol461@ecy.wa.gov