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Energy & Water Appropriations

PNWA supports an increase in the overall Corps of Engineers Civil Works budget to meet national needs. More Information

 Seattle Harbor Deepening

PNWA supports the Port of Seattle channel deepening.  The FY2017 budget funded the Seattle Harbor Deepening study to keep the project moving forward. For more information, click here.

Grays Harbor Deepening

PNWA supports the Port of Grays Harbor channel deepening to -37′.  The project commenced in October 2016 and will be complete in Fall 2018.  For more information, click here.

Jetties at the Mouth of the Columbia River

PNWA is the lead organization advocating for the Columbia River jetties.  We strongly support robust funding for the major rehabilitation of these structures in FY2018 and beyond. More Information

Columbia River Channel

Following the completed Columbia River channel deepening project, PNWA advocates for continued maintenance to the authorized depth of -43 feet. More Information

Columbia Snake River System Extended Lock Closure

The inland locks and dams on the Columbia Snake River System completed its planned extended closure from December 12, 2016 to March 20, 2017. Significant repairs were made to six of the eight locks.  More Information

Small port funding

PNWA supports robust annual funding for small navigation projects in the Northwest. More Information

Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund

PNWA supports full use of annual Harbor Maintenance Tax receipts, and comprehensive reform to meet all Northwest needs. More Information

Columbia River Treaty

PNWA supports the consideration of navigation, hydropower, flood control, irrigation, recreation, and environmental needs in assessing the future of the Columbia River Treaty. More Information

 Snake River Dredging

A recently completed analysis of the Lower Snake River finds that the benefits far outweigh the costs of the proposed routine maintenance dredging.  To learn more and read the study, click here.  For PNWA’s August 2013 press release regarding this important part of the river system, click here. For PNWA’s letter supporting the Corps’ plan to perform maintenance dredging in the winter of 2014-2015, click here. For more information on the Snake River Dams, click here.

To learn more about other PNWA supported projects

Oregon Coastal Ports
Washington Coastal Ports
Columbia Snake River Fact Sheet