Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Umpqua River, seeks public comment

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is conducting a Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) study of Umpqua River, Ore.

The purpose of the WAMS is to validate the adequacy of the existing aids to navigation (ATON) system.

WAMS focuses on the waterway’s present ATON system, marine casualty information, port/harbor resources, changes in marine vessel usage (both recreational and commercial,) and future development projects.

The comment deadline has been extended from April 1st, 2010 until April 16th, 2010. To participate in a user survey, go to http://www.uscg.mil/d13/dpw/docs/UmpquaRiverLightQuestionaire.pdf , or contact:

Commander
United States Coast Guard Thirteenth District (dpw)
915 Second Ave.
Seattle, WA 98174-1067
Attn: Ensign Daniel Park

For more information contact:

Ensign Daniel Park
U.S. Coast Guard
Phone: 206-220-7283
Fax: 206-220-7265
915 Second Avenue, Suite 3510
Seattle, WA 98174-1067
Daniel.h.park@uscg.mil

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