Session Title

Session S-09G: Building Community Resilience: Moving Beyond Climate Adaptation Planning to Implementation

Conference Track

Shorelines

Conference Name

Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference (2014 : Seattle, Wash.)

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Presenter/Author Information

Fred Buckenmeyer, Anacortes (Wash.)Follow

Start Date

2-5-2014 10:30 AM

End Date

2-5-2014 12:00 PM

Abstract

Building Community Resilience: Moving beyond climate adaptation planning to implementation, session 46. In 2013 the City of Anacortes completed construction of a new $57 million water treatment plant located adjacent to the Skagit River. Elements of the design and construction incorporated mitigation for the anticipated effects of climate change. The elements included waterproof construction techniques, elevated critical structures, and filtration method considerations.

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Language

English

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May 2nd, 10:30 AM May 2nd, 12:00 PM

City of Anacortes Water Treatment Plant Climate Change Mitigation

Room 6E

Building Community Resilience: Moving beyond climate adaptation planning to implementation, session 46. In 2013 the City of Anacortes completed construction of a new $57 million water treatment plant located adjacent to the Skagit River. Elements of the design and construction incorporated mitigation for the anticipated effects of climate change. The elements included waterproof construction techniques, elevated critical structures, and filtration method considerations.