The power of imagery was on full display in a Seattle Times aerial photo showing a supposed sewage plume around West Point. But that plume wasn’t what it seemed.
Crews at West Point Treatment Plant prioritize safety while restoring treatment plant operations.
Why would forty gardeners spend a Saturday learning about Watering Wisely when it won’t stop raining?
When conversations in our region circle around to water quality, the trigger is usually bad news. Puget Sound’s resident orca whales had a tough year because they couldn’t find enough salmon to eat. Shellfish harvests and beaches close due to toxic algae in the water. Fingers point at polluted stormwater runoff, combined sewer overflows, leaking septic…
At 6’2”, Randy Westendorf fit right in as a linebacker for the University of Colorado football team. Imagine that same man, now a facilities inspector working for King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD), squeezed into a 48” wide manhole. That visual (seen above) caught the eye of a coworker, and became a feature in an…
King County stepped in at a crucial moment in a 12-year project to help salmon and people.
We care about our customers and Puget Sound. That’s why we’re offering Natural Yard Care workshops to help you turn your yard into a dream-not a nightmare.
People who mentor interns have to get comfortable with a simple concept: you win some, you lose some. Meet Kirsten Garcia, bright light.
While “I work with wastewater” isn’t exactly a picturesque high school reunion conversation starter, you’ll be hard pressed to find a King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) employee abashed by the subject matter. It’s a common theme that once you start a career with WTD, you tend to not want to leave. “I was here…
Rain used to be welcomed in our region. King County’s WaterWorks Grant Program is helping our communities celebrate the rain once again.
One tool for controlling Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs) brings neighborhoods together around stormwater facilities- in people’s yards.