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ReporterEfforts to prevent flooding in the Green River Valley are beefing-up. The Army Corps of Engineers is buying 400-thousand sandbags along with other flood-fighting materials. Auburn, Kent, Renton and other spots along the Green River are likely to flood...
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Web ReporterIt's an ongoing problem and King County Executive Kurt Triplett wants to stop it before it gets worse. The Green River Valley is threatened to be flooded because of the damage to the Howard Hanson Dam. Triplett is asking for $40 Million to prepare for...
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ReporterKing County Executive Kurt Triplett wants to speed-up preparations for possible flooding in the Green River Valley this winter. Triplett proclaimed a flood emergency Thursday. He held a news conference Thursday with Councilmembers Julia Patterson and...
Web ReporterFlooding fears brought out hundreds of home and business owners to the Green River Valley Wednesday night for a public meeting on the status of repairs to the Howard Hanson dam and the potential for flooding in the Green River Valley in King County. If...
Staff reporterThe United States Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday announced two new projects it hopes will stop water seepage at the Howard Hanson Dam in eastern King County. One project involves building a grout wall around the abutment where water has been...
ReporterCity leaders in the Green River valley are bracing for possible flooding this winter. They met Monday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other government agencies and community leaders to talk about a game plan. The problem is the Howard Hanson...
Web ReporterFor the first time in nearly half a century there's real concern of major flooding along the Green River. That's because the Howard Hanson Dam In south east King County Is now unable to hold back as much water as usual. The threat is so real King county...
Several King County agencies outlined evacuation plans Monday for a major flood if the weakened Howard Hanson Dam and reservoir has to release water into the Green River this winter. Heather Kelly of the county Office of Emergency Management says up to...
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The Army Corps of Engineers says it will not allow the reservoir behind Howard Hanson Dam to fill to the high pool level because of damage it discovered after recent heavy rains. The Corps says it's confident in the integrity of the dam but...
The King County Flood Warning Center has issued a Phase III flood alert for the Green River because of controlled water releases from the Howard Hanson Dam. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says increasing and higher stream levels downstream of the Green...
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