A sediment island juts out in the middle of the White River by Manke Lumber in Sumner. The city installed a green wall of 4-foot industrial-size sandbags called Hescos along the levee south of the Stewart Street bridge — keeping river water from flooding the lumber yard.
A sediment island juts out in the middle of the White River by Manke Lumber in Sumner. The city installed a green wall of 4-foot industrial-size sandbags called Hescos along the levee south of the Stewart Street bridge — keeping river water from flooding the lumber yard. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer
A sediment island juts out in the middle of the White River by Manke Lumber in Sumner. The city installed a green wall of 4-foot industrial-size sandbags called Hescos along the levee south of the Stewart Street bridge — keeping river water from flooding the lumber yard. Lui Kit Wong Staff photographer

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