Preparing a site for a major construction project offered a great opportunity to find new uses for old building materials. Our Georgetown Wet Weather Facility project team show how King County is working toward a healthy future for our communities and our environment
Review our project plans to upgrade aging sewer infrastructure in Redmond, and share input on design at an online open house through Jan. 31.
Raw sewage pumps are the heart of our South Treatment Plant in Renton. But the plant doesn’t have just one heart — it has six. After 50 years of service, it was time to replace three of the pumps in an ‘operation’ that showcased teamwork and a drive to succeed.
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.
CitySoil Farm partners, students, and volunteers delivered a harvest of health to the White Center Food Bank in 2016.
“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.”…