Climate Change Technical Committee
Regional Planning Process
A regional planning process in the Puget Sound region was recently completed (2009). The participants of this planning process include: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, Washington Department of Ecology, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Washington Department of Health, Public Health - Seattle & King County, King County, Pierce County , City of Auburn, Suburban Cities Association, Cascade Water Alliance, Cedar River Water and Sewer District, Lakehaven Utility District, Seattle Public Utilities, Tacoma Public Utilities, Woodinville Water District, Shared Strategy for Puget Sound, Center for Environmental Law & Policy, Washington Environmental Council, and the King County Business Community. This planning process is documented here
The purpose of this voluntary planning process is to provide technical information that can contribute to informed decision making in the region. Within this planning process seven technical committees have been establish to address a number of technical issues. These committees are: Water Supply, Water Demand, Climate Change, Reclaimed Water, Source Exchange Strategies, Tributary Streamflow, Small Water Systems.
Researchers at the University of Washington supported the Climate Change Technical Committee. The documents generated by the CCTC are listed below. Please note that only information posted at the www.govlink.org site should be considered “official.” This webpage is maintained to provide access to material in a more timely fashion than is possible at the www.govlink.org site.
Climate Change Building Blocks
Technical_Memo 1 - Literature Review
Technical_Memo 2 - Downscaling Methodology
Technical_Memo 3 - Database Design
Technical_Memo 4 - QA/QC of Meteorological Data
Technical_Memo 5 - QA/QC of Streamflow Data
Technical_Memo 6 - Framework for Incorporating Data
Technical_Memo 7 - Cloudcover Analysis
Technical_Memo 8 - Groundwater Literature Review
Final Report Issued By Climate Change Technical Committee