When the Unexpected Unfolds: Protecting People After Wastewater Overflows

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…