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WHAT’S THE PROJECT?

West Point Treatment Plant

FAST FACTS
King County is updating the underground Water Reservoir Facility West Point Treatment Plant serves more than 700,000 people.

at Discovery Park. We are committed to protecting public health Treats wastewater from homes and businesses in Seattle, Shoreline, north
Lake Washington, north King County and parts of south Snohomish County.
and promoting a healthy environment.
The treatment plant was built in 1966. The reservoir was built around the
The facility has two reservoirs of drinkable and process water. Drinking water is used at same time.
West Point Treatment Plant, the lighthouse and drinking fountains in the park. Process water
is used for industrial purposes at the treatment plant. The project will upgrade the facility BEA
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by Seattle Public Utilities. Installing a 460-foot pipe from the reservoir to a discharge site will PT
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This project protects water sources and equipment.


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Water Reservoir
Facility Plan
Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Wastewater Treatment Division

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WHEN AND WHERE West Point Treatment Plant
ARE WE WORKING?
SCHEDULE
Construction begins Summer 2019 and will take
three to five months. We’ll wrap up in Fall 2019.

DISCOVERY PARK BLVD.


APPROX.
OUTFALL

WHAT YOU WILL SEE WORK AREA

Construction will take place at an existing CAPE


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reservoir near Loop Trail. A pipe will be TRAIL

installed from the reservoir and run southeast, 5


through the new Capehart Trail, to a discharge TEMPORARY
DETOUR TRAIL 4
site with ballast rock. (non-ADA accessible)
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• Affected section of Loop Trail is 0.2 miles, 2

from Discovery Park Blvd to reservoir.


LOOP TRAIL (UPPER)
• This section of Loop Trail will remain open
to trail users, but will also be accessed
by construction vehicles escorted by C1-C2 RESERVOIR
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flaggers on foot. P TR
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• Section of Loop Trail may be PEDESTRIAN
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TRIPS ON LOOP TRAIL ARE TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY FLAGGERS IN FRONT AND BACK OF TRUCK ON
TRAIL ONLY
intermittently closed during heavy THE ACCESS ROUTES SHALL BE KEPT TO A MINIMUM BY IDENTIFYING THE NECESSARY WORK AND

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LOOP TRA
EQUIPMENT NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE ACTIVITIES PLANNED WITHIN THE PROJECT BOUNDARY.
CONSTRUCTION
construction vehicle use. DIFFUSER PIPE
WORK AREA
ACCESS
2 UPPER LOOP TRAIL IS NOT TO BE USED FOR CONSTRUCTION ACCESS OR ACTIVITY.
THIS TRAIL WILL BE PHASED OUT BY SEATTLE PARKS PRIOR TO THE RESERVOIR PROJECT.
(NEW)
• A section of Capehart Trail will be 3 EXISTING UNOFFICIAL FOOTPATH, NON-ADA ACCESSIBLE. NOT TO BE USED AS OFFICIAL DETOUR.

temporarily closed and contractors 4 PHASE WORK IN OUTFALL WORK AREA TO MAINTAIN PEDESTRIAN ACCESS TO THE EXISTING
CAPEHART TRAIL TO THE GREATEST EXTENT POSSIBLE. INSTALL TEMPORARY PEDESTRIAN TRAIL
DURING TRENCHING ACROSS THE CAPEHART TRAIL PER DETAIL 1 ON C001.

will create a detour. 5 RESTORE OUTFALL WORK AREA AND CAPEHART TRAIL TO EXISTING CONDITIONS PER RESTORATION
PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS.

• Demolition of concrete hatches TO


PL 6 TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION ACCESS PER DWG G104, NOT TO CONFLICT WITH, OR BLOCK, LOOP TRAIL.
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on top of reservoir. LOOP TRAIL
LOOP TRAIL T 7 EXISTING STOCK PILE AREA FROM CAPEHART TRAIL CONSTRUCTION TO BE UTILIZED FOR RESERVOIR
AND DIFFUSER CONSTRUCTION STAGING. AREA IS APPROXIMATELY 2600 S.F. FIELD VERIFY BOUNDARY
FROM STAKED LIMITS.

• Removal of trees and vegetation.


• Excavation and trenching.
(EXISTING)
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Department of Natural Resources and Parks


100 FT Wastewater Treatment Division

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TREE REMOVAL AND PROTECTION West Point Treatment Plant

TREES RECOMMENDED FOR REMOVAL


Impact on trees Tree ID DBH
Number Tree Species Common Name (Inches)
Approximately 26 trees are recommended for removal. We are committed to replacing two trees for every
one tree removed, per the City of Seattle’s requirement. 19 of the 26 trees identified are under 6 inches 1 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 4
in diameter. The remaining trees are larger and vary in size, up to a 25-inch red alder. Tree species 2 Prunus emarginata Bitter cherry <1-5
recommended for protection include lodgepole pine, Oregon ash, bitter cherry, and bigleaf maple. 3 Prunus emarginata Bitter cherry <1-6
4 Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas fir <1

LEGEND 5 Acer circinatum Vine maple 2


Trees over 6 inches 6 Prunus emarginata Bitter cherry <1-6
in Diameter at Breast
Height (DBH)*
7 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 1
C1/C2
BELOW Trees under 6 inches
8 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 2
GROUND in Diameter at Breast 9 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 1
RESERVOIR Height (DBH)*
10 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 1
1 Tree ID number
11 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 1
MEADOW AREA Project Area 12 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 1
13 Lodgepole pine 2
1+

Pinus contorta
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460-foot long HDPE


underground pipe 14 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 1.5
1 PINUS CONTORTA
15 Pinus contorta Lodgepole pine 1
PRUNUS EMARGINATA 2 4 PSEUDOTSUGA MENZIESII
PRUNUS EMARGINATA 3 2+
5 ACER CIRCINATUM
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0 15 30 60 16 Crataegus monogyna Oneseed hawthorn 4
6 PRUNUS EMARGINATA Feet
17 Crataegus monogyna Oneseed hawthorn <1-12
18 Prunus emarginata Bitter cherry <1-12
DISCOVERY PARK
LOOP TRAIL 19 Acer macrophyllum Bigleaf maple 10.5
15 PINUS CONTORTA 20 Alnus rubra Red alder 25
3+
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16 CRATAEGUS MONOGYNA 21 Prunus emarginata Bitter cherry <1-12


17 CRATAEGUS MONOGYNA
22 Crataegus monogyna Oneseed hawthorn 10
23 Alnus rubra Red alder 15
PINUS
7 8 PINUS CONTORTA 18 PRUNUS EMARGINATA
CONTORTA
24 Crataegus monogyna Oneseed hawthorn 13
PINUS CONTORTA 9 10 PINUS CONTORTA
FOREST AREA
4+

19 ACER MACROPHYLLUM
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25 Alnus rubra Red alder 20


PINUS 21 PRUNUS EMARGINATA 26 Crataegus monogyna, Alnus Oneseed hawthorn, red NA
11 20
CONTORTA
22 CRATAEGUS
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ALNUS RUBRA
alder, bitter cherry thicket
37
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rubra, Prunus emarginata


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MONOGYNA
37
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12 PINUS CONTORTA 23 ALNUS RUBRA


24 CRATAEGUS
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13 PINUS CONTORTA ALNUS RUBRA 25 MONOGYNA


14 PINUS CONTORTA
26 CRATAEGUS
MONOGYNA
Department of Natural Resources and Parks
Wastewater Treatment Division

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RESTORATION PLAN West Point Treatment Plant

Promoting a healthy environment


J pipe
LEGEND
( ruar cleared RTK Points – June 2018 King County is working closely with Seattle
to here) ARBMEN 29.6” Concrete edge
Parks and Recreation on a restoration plan
Tree Preservation
that blends into the natural environment
RONU thicket

Himalayan Blackberry
and supports the park’s wildlife. We are
Treatment and Shrub Planting committed to replanting two trees for every
Ruar edge
Ruar edge Ruar edge tree removed.
Ruar edge Native Prairie Mix Seeding and
Metro sewer Native Shrub Restoration
Power metro
J pipe
Metal drum
Stair Stair
OPTIONAL - Continuation of
Ruar edge
Stair
RONU thicket Native Prairie Mix Seeding
Stair
Ruar edge PICO <1
CL OF
and Native Shrub Restoration
FOOTPATH

Ruar edge PSME 1.5”


PSME 2
CL OF SASC SHRUB
SASC shrub FOOTPATH PICO 8
RONU thicket PICO 1.5
Entry point PSME 1 CL OF
(existing) PICO <1 FOOTPATH
0 15 30 60
Mulch Feet
Gravel trail Gravel trail

Mulch Mulch PICO 5.5


CL OF FROR 9.5
FOOTPATH PICO 4
PSME <1
Entry point
PICO 2.5
(existing)
SASC PSME 1
large PSME <1 PREM thicket
shrub PSME <1 ACCI 2 PICO 3.5
PREM Thicket
ACCI 2
PSME <1
PREM thicket
PICO 4
PICO 9.5 SALSCO
(shrub)
PICO 4.5

HODI (shrub)
PICO 3
CL OF
PICO 3 FOOTPATH

CL of
PICO 1 (PICO Prunus sp 1
PICO 2 footpath
~8-12’ tall) PICO 1
PICO 1.5 PICO 1
PICO 1 PICO 1
CL OF PICO 1.5
CRAMON
PSME 1.5 CL OF FOOTPATH (multi
FOOTPATH CL OF PICO 1 stem) 4
FOOTPATH
CL OF Alru 3
FOOTPATH PICO 1
CL OF
FOOTPATH PICO 2

PICO 1.5

Department of Natural Resources and Parks


Wastewater Treatment Division

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PLANT PALETTE West Point Treatment Plant

Recommended tree and plant palette for restoration plan, provided by Seattle Parks and Recreation.

RECOMMENDED TREE REPLACEMENT PALETTE TREES TO BE PROTECTED


Species Name Common Name Type Species Name Common Name
Acer circinatum Vine Maple Deciduous Pinus contorta Lodgepole Pine Common
Snowberry
Acer macrophyllum Bigleaf Maple Deciduous Fraxinus Latifolia Oregon Ash
Oregongrape
Alnus rubra Red Alder Deciduous Prunus Emarginata Bitter Cherry
Pinus contorta Lodgepole Pine Coniferous Acer macrophyllum Bigleaf Maple
Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas Fir Coniferous
Tsuga heterophylla Western Hemlock Coniferous NATIVE SEEDING
Botanic Name Common Name
PLANT PALETTE Achillea Millefolium Yarrow
Botanic Name Common Name Type Rosa Nutkana Nootka Rose
Acer circinatum Vine Maple Shrubs Symphoricarpus albus Common Snowberry
Amelanchier alnifolia Serviceberry Shrubs Elymus glaucus Blue Wildrye
Berberis aquifolium Tall Oregongrape Shrubs Balsamorhiza deltoidea Puget Balsamroot
Berberis nervosa Dwarf Oregongrape Shrubs Agrostis exerata Spike Bentgrass
Bromus vulgaris Columbia Brome Graminoids Lupinus polyphyllus Big Leaf Lupine
Festuca occidentalis Western Fescue Graminoids Rubus parviflorus Thimbleberry
Fragaria vesca ssp bracteata Woods Strawberry Forbs and Ferns Solidago canadensis Canada Goldenrod
Gaultheria shallon Salal Shrubs
Douglas Fir
Holodiscus discolor Oceanspray Shrubs
Melica subulata Alaska Oniongrass Graminoids
Penstemon ovatus Broad-leaved Penstemon Forbs and Ferns
Philadelphus lewisii Mockorange Shrubs
Polystichum munitum Sword Fern Forbs and Ferns Sword
Fern
Rubus parviflorus var parviflorus Thimbleberry Shrubs Yarrow
Western
Hemlock Symphoricarpos albus var laevigatus Common Snowberry Shrubs

Department of Natural Resources and Parks


Wastewater Treatment Division

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WHAT WILL THIS PROJECT West Point Treatment Plant
LOOK LIKE ONCE FINISHED?

Aerial views of new structure

Existing structure New structure

Existing conditions pre-construction Post-construction and planting After planting establishment period

Department of Natural Resources and Parks


Wastewater Treatment Division

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