Most high school students don’t realize the variety of jobs — from engineers and financial analysts to electricians — that are needed to keep our water clean. We recently hosted over 50 high school students at a Careers in Clean Water event to introduce the possibilities in this exciting and growing field.
Our Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station Project was selected to participate in a federal low-interest loan program that could save the sewer utility up to $34 million and create jobs in the nearby community.
Maple Elementary students learn about art and clean water, and help share the value of King County’s Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station project with their entire community.
Three King County employees learned the value of recycling resources in faraway communities where sustainable practices are a necessity.
CitySoil Farm partners, students, and volunteers delivered a harvest of health to the White Center Food Bank in 2016.
Campaigns to shop and eat locally are inspiring more of us to spend money closer to home. By supporting independent businesses, we create jobs for our neighbors, deepen community roots and strengthen our local economy. At WTD, we also embrace these values in the way we work with contractors to encourage local hiring and community…
Christine Merker’s 4th graders were concerned enough about how the Feb. 9 flooding incident would affect the Puget Sound ecosystem. They wrote us letters asking us to hear their concerns. We did.
A day of sharing connects water systems communicators and educators.
King County’s WaterWorks Grant Program is delivering on its mission! Read about Round 2 awards.
People who mentor interns have to get comfortable with a simple concept: you win some, you lose some. Meet Kirsten Garcia, bright light.