A nationwide shortage of sodium hypochlorite – a chlorine compound that's the primary disinfectant in our wastewater treatment process – triggered by a supply chain disruption, is impacting wastewater treatment operations throughout the Northwest.
King County gardeners will implement sustainable maintenance practices in meadow areas. Meadows will be grown longer, with less mowing. The meadows will take on a more lush look with benefits to wildlife and our goals for addressing climate change.
It’s important that our wastewater facilities are a good neighbor to the people who live, work and play near them. Part of being a good neighbor means that we work hard to control odors that come from the wastewater treatment process.
Community gardens are a public good. They provide green spaces in concrete jungles. They help combat food insecurity by providing fresh produce to those with limited access, and they offer a sense of community.
Power disruptions during heavy rainfall An emergency order to fast-track power projects at West Point will help protect the treatment plant from power disruptions. One of the potential solutions to help buffer West Point power supply is modifying the on-site…