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October 31, 2022
(OLYMPIA) – DES issued the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Capitol Lake – Deschutes Estuary Long-Term Management Project today. The EIS identifies the Estuary Alternative as the preferred approach to addressing decades-long issues in the waterbody.
Overhead view of Capitol Lake.

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November 04, 2022

Scope & Impact: The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) will be conducting erosion control and repair work on the hillside near the…

November 04, 2022

The Department of Enterprise Services (DES) is taking steps including calling in additional staff throughout the weekend to prepare for potential…

October 27, 2022

OLYMPIA - A modular building that will provide temporary office space on the Capitol Campus during projects related to Legislative Campus…

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The Washington National Guard used DES' contracting and project management services to get a 39,000-square-foot readiness center constructed for national guardsmen training.
In need of a generator to power large-scale water filtration projects, JJH Earthworks turned to DES and the federal surplus program available to veterans who own small businesses.
Two dozen sculptures that once graced Never Never Land at Point Defiance Park were rescued from storage and delivered to their biggest fans.

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