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Water 100 Executive Summit

September 21, 2020


How Scientists Tracked Down a Mass Killer of Salmon

New York Times, December 3, 2020
Author: Catrin Einhorn

Opinion: Initiative Puts New Spin on Cleaning Up the Puget Sound Waters

Puget Sound Business Journal, November 23, 2020
Author: Jessie Israel, Paul Hawken and Laura Blackmore – contributing writers

Going ‘Deep Green,’ Office Buildings Give Back to the Planet

New York Times, July 14, 2020
Author: Jane Margolies

The Innovation Deficit in Urban Water: The Need for an Integrated Perspective on Institutions, Organizations, and Technology

US National Library of Medicine, August, 2013
Authors: Michael Kiparsky, David L. Sedlak, Barton H. Thompson, Jr., and Bernhard Truffer

Engaging the Business Community to Regenerate Puget Sound

The Nature Conservancy in Washington, September 24, 2020
Author: Jessie Israel

‘Water 100 Project’ Seeks to Enlist Region’s Tech Industry

Puget Sound Institute, April 7, 2020
Author: Jeff Rice


Water 100 Project Executive Briefing Report

The Nature Conservancy and Puget Sound Partnership, 2020

State of the Sound

Puget Sound Partnership, 2019

The Business Case for Water Stewardship

Water Stewardship University, United Nations, The Global Compact, 2020

Adapting to Change: Climate Impacts Group and Innovations in Puget Sound

University of Washington Climate Impacts Group and The Nature Conservancy, 2016

Stormwater Quality in Puget Sound Impacts & Solutions in Reviewed Literature

Washington State University and The Nature Conservancy, 2021

The Case for Private Sector Engagement in Water Policy & Management

Shared Water Challenges & Interests; United Nations, The Global Compact, 2014

Case Stories

Permeable Paving

Removing unnecessary pavement or converting impervious surfaces to porous pavement allows stormwater to penetrate soils.This alleviates pressure on storm drains, eliminates non-point pollution sources, and activates nature’s filtration process.

Manure Control & Nutrient Management

When improperly managed, livestock manure can contaminate both surface and ground water with excessive nutrients and harmful bacteria. Investing in new technologies can help manage manure and reduce water pollution.


Clean Water Under the Bridge

The Nature Conservancy

January 18, 2022


Old Cows, New Tricks

The Nature Conservancy

April 10, 2020
Solving Stormwater

The Nature Conservancy

February 23, 2016