Manchester Stormwater Park Wins VISION 2040 Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2016
Contact: Michele Leslie, 206-587-4819,  mleslie@psrc.org
 
Manchester Stormwater Park Wins VISION 2040 Award
 
SEATTLE - Kitsap County has won a 2016  VISION 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for its Manchester Stormwater Park. The awards recognize innovative projects and programs that help ensure a sustainable future as the region grows.
 
"Treating stormwater is vital to the region's water quality," said Josh Brown, PSRC's Executive Director. "We appreciate the vision to expand the treatment area, maximize water quality and correct flooding issues while also creating a beautiful public open space. You've turned a necessity into an amenity."
 
The award will be presented at the Kitsap County Commision meeting on August 22 at 5:30 PM in Port Orchard. Partners in the work include: Parametrix, NL Olson and Associates, and Northwest Cascade.
  
VISION 2040 is the region's growth management, economic, and transportation strategy, designed to meet the needs of the 5 million people expected to be living in the region in 2040. It is an integrated, long-range vision for the future that lays out a strategy for maintaining a healthy region - promoting the well-being of people and communities, economic vitality, and a healthy environment.
 
PSRC develops policies and coordinates decisions about regional growth, transportation and economic development planning within King, Pierce, Snohomish and Kitsap counties. The Council is composed of over 80 entities, including all four counties, cities and towns, ports, state and local transportation agencies and tribal governments within the region.
 
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