Past 2013 News, Articles, and Project Updates
Construction Time - 8th Ave NW LID Retrofit Project
Puyallup's highlighted and regionally recognized Green Stormwater Infrastructure Street is nearly complete! With only rain gardens left to plant (03/16/2013 event) construction work that began 10/16/2012 wrapped up early December 2012 on schedule. To read more about this amazing demonstration project, please visit the 8th Ave NW LID Retrofit project page.
2013 Clarks Creek Elodea Removal
After a successful Clarks Creek Elodea Task Force project, permitting is underway for the 2013 elodea removal season. This year Diver-Assisted Suction Harvesting is planned to address the 3-mile stretch of stream; using mechanical cutting only as a back-up when/if needed. Also planned for 2013 is a demonstration of the sediment removal (aka: Sand Wand) process. Permits are currently being submitted for both projects. Scheduling of the projects will be dependent upon the permit agency's responses. Read more about this project.
2013 Clarks Creek Elodea Management Bid Process
The bid opening for the 2013 elodea work was held 05/14/2013 at 2pm after a four week announcement period. The responsive low bidder is currently being determined. Bid tab will be posted soon. The contract will be presented to Council at t he 05/21/2013 meeting for consideration and award.