Recent News

Presenting at the 2015 Green Gardening Winter Workshop


This Wednesday (February 25th), one of our engineers, Rebekah Weston, had an opportunity to speak at the 2015 Seattle Public Utilities Green Gardening Workshop held at South Seattle Community College. Rebekah partnered with Ida Ottesen, landscape architect from Nakano Associates, to present “From Asphalt to Bioretention – Lessons Learned from Two Parking Lot Retrofits.” Both
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Ballard Bridge Seismic Retrofit, Phase II


Location: Seattle, WA Owner: Seattle Department of Transportation OCI was contracted to monitor water quality and collect, test, and report on water samples for the Ballard Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project. OCI recorded testing locations on a Water Quality Monitoring Map, and provided daily and monthly summary field reports on water quality during in-water construction. The
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Venema Natural Drainage System


Location: Seattle, WAOwner: Seattle Public Utilities OCI was the prime for the award-winning Venema Natural Drainage System project. The design project retrofitted six residential city blocks with roadside bio-retention cells and underground injection control wells (UICs) providing water quality treatment, infiltrating runoff from the street, and reducing runoff peak flow and volume. As all the construction
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