King County hosts a special group of campers at CitySoil Farm. They learned how we protect people and the environment, and helped provide for families just like theirs.
CitySoil Farm partners, students, and volunteers delivered a harvest of health to the White Center Food Bank in 2016.
Celebrate Earth Week learning about CitySoil, a unique partnership to grow local gardeners and healthy food for those in need.
Across King County, there are gardens on rooftops, behind buildings, and nestled in unused parking lots. These spaces draw people from their apartments, homes, and living spaces. People connect with the land—even in the most unlikely of places. Community gardens are a public good. They provide greenspaces in concrete jungles. They help combat food insecurity…
CitySoil Farm at King County’s South Treatment Plant in Renton was able to donate 3,762 lbs. of fresh, culturally-relevant fruits and vegetables to the White Center Food Bank this year – even thought we had to cancel our in-person education programs and volunteers. In a typical year, our utility’s education team brings hundreds of students…
Our CitySoil Farm is fostering community engagement as we help people learn about the value of our recycled products.
For new interns at WTD, touring the South Treatment Plant was a first behind the scenes look for many.
As a clean water utility, confronting climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate change is one of our top priorities. Recycling resources not only reduces our carbon footprint, it supports larger goals for vibrant, healthy communities.
“So many actions can help water quality in our streams, lakes, and rivers. That’s why the WaterWorks Program funds such a wide variety of projects,” Elizabeth Loudon, WaterWorks program manager, recently explained. “These projects also create multiple benefits. They bring communities together, restore and protect the environment, and help the region prepare for climate change.”…
High school seniors learn that even though fish can’t live on land, and people can’t live in water, we share some important needs.