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June 20, 2014

Quake retrofits for covered reservoirs could cost $30M

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Covering the Beacon Hill Reservoir was part of a project that also doubled the size of Jefferson Park, adding playfields, pathways, open space and a kids’ play area.

At least one covered water reservoir in Seattle needs retrofitting to withstand a huge earthquake and as many as three more also may need strengthening.

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