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Dams.

Dams are divisive. They not only divide a waterway, the divide the opinions of most people. There are completely valid arguments on both sides of the debate. Dams are good, they prevent flooding, store irrigation and drinking water, and a small percentage of the da...

06/24/21 12:44 PM - Comment(s)
Is it hot enough yet for you to take action?


The West has been cooking in June. Even Seattle, which was avoiding the heat wave, is now expected to reach nearly 100 degrees for several record breaking days in a row beginning this weekend. Drought in California has reduced water levels in the reservoirs to record lows, and rationing wa...

06/24/21 12:44 PM - Comment(s)
Sea Lions Feast on Salmon

The Seattle Times Editorial Board had it right with their May 25, 2018 piece entitled, Congress must act – again – to save salmon from hungry sea lions, so that these returning mature salmon are not prevented from completing the circle of life’s last stage. However, to address the r...

06/06/19 04:44 PM - Comment(s)
Unsustainable Salmon Populations Issues
Frequently, in the Pacific Northwest, there are media reports regarding the continued decline in the numbers of local salmon species. As an engineering company that pursues scientific validation of our processes and products, we can’t help but ask questions and look to what can be done to achie...
06/06/19 03:11 AM - Comment(s)
Turbo-Charging the Energy Grid

Several years ago, the Dept. of Energy issued a report looking at the energy potential of the many non-powered dams in the US. With hydropower being a non-carbon emitting source of clean energy, it only makes sense to look at what we already have and improve upon it. 


Many compani...

06/06/19 02:48 AM - Comment(s)