Device on Washington ferry monitors water quality

June 16, 2014 4:48 PM

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PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — The state ferries system has attached a device to the hull of the MV Salish on the Port Townsend-Coupeville route to provide data on low-oxygen water and ocean acidification from Admiralty Inlet.

"This will help us understand Puget Sound much better," said Sandy Howard, a Department of Ecology spokesperson.

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