With the support of the RainWise program, a church in Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood just celebrated a new rain garden installation that will keep over 70,000 gallons of stormwater out of the sewer system each year, and control overflows into local waters during storms.
A drifting buoy in Puget Sound was quickly retrieved thanks to watchful community members.
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.
The Fremont community joined King County to celebrate the new Fremont Siphon Facility, a solution to a century old problem.
When King County dedicates a new clean water facility, we invite people near and far to join us. On June 10, we celebrated the new Murray Wet Weather Facility in West Seattle.
“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.”…
(Video) At King County Wastewater Treatment Division, we work to reduce effects on the people we serve when we build essential infrastructure.
Few King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) employees imagined a career in clean water. Sure, Preston Beck was so sold on WTD’s mission that he got a degree in chemical engineering and came to work as a Project Control Engineer. Bob Isaac took a few left turns before following his father into a wastewater career…
Celebrate Earth Week learning about CitySoil, a unique partnership to grow local gardeners and healthy food for those in need.
On Monday, April 17, Just Health Action (JHA) received a Green Globe Award for leading a partnership to build a green solution to an air quality problem.