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.
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
Following the completed Columbia River channel deepening project, PNWA advocates for continued maintenance to the authorized depth of -43 feet. More Information
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
PNWA supports robust annual funding for small navigation projects in the Northwest. More Information
PNWA supports full use of annual Harbor Maintenance Tax receipts, and comprehensive reform to meet all Northwest needs. More Information
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.