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Climate Change / SustainabilityEducationEquity & Social Justice, Inclusion, AccessibilityInformation sharing / PartnershipsResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)
January 25, 2022

City Soil Farm: A Record Year for White Center Food Bank Donations

King County Wastewater Treatment Division employees thin apples at City Soil Farm City Soil Farm, located at King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) South Plant is a small farm that produces food for the community and demonstrates the benefits of…
Well KEPT youth employees wear masks and safety vest as they help build a trail detour
Asset Management / InfrastructureCareers That Matter / JobsCommunity EngagementConstructionCustomer service / Being a good neighborEducationInformation sharing / PartnershipsWildlife / Habitat
December 2, 2021

Building a path for the future during a challenging time

At King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD), we consider it a win whenever we can partner with local agencies and organizations to accomplish a goal. In 2021, WTD’s partners at City of Bellevue Parks navigated the ongoing pandemic to create…
People planting plants in a rain garden lined with mulch
Careers That Matter / JobsClimate Change / SustainabilityCommunity EngagementEducationEquity & Social Justice, Inclusion, AccessibilityInformation sharing / PartnershipsLocal BusinessRainWise / Green Stormwater InfrastructureWaterWorksWildlife / Habitat
November 17, 2021

WaterWorks grants $5 million to community water quality improvement projects for 2022-23

Sixty-eight projects aimed at protecting and improving regional water quality will be launched in the new year, thanks to funding through King County’s WaterWorks Grant Program. The King County Council recently passed an ordinance approving the funding. The projects include a…
Asset Management / InfrastructureCareers That Matter / JobsClean Water PlanClimate Change / SustainabilityCommunity EngagementContractors / consultantsCustomer service / Being a good neighborEducationInformation sharing / PartnershipsLocal BusinessProtecting Our WatersRainWise / Green Stormwater InfrastructureWaterWorks
November 8, 2021

Green stormwater infrastructure & CSOs: In-depth media coverage

King County is working to control all our combined sewer overflows (CSOs) through several strategies. One way we are reducing CSOs is through natural drainage solutions, also known as green stormwater infrastructure (GSI), which use plants, trees, and soil to…
A rain garden showing a shallow depression in the ground, with mulch, rocks, and plants
Climate Change / SustainabilityCommunity EngagementCustomer service / Being a good neighborEducationInformation sharing / PartnershipsRainWise / Green Stormwater InfrastructureWet Weather Treatment
October 25, 2021

Celebrating RainWise pollution prevention milestones in the King County basin

As the days get shorter and we anticipate more rain in our forecast, we are celebrating a timely milestone—we just mailed our 1,000th RainWise rebate check in one of the eligible combined sewer overflow basins! Our utility strives to prevent…
CitySoil Farm harvest for 2020
Careers That Matter / JobsClimate Change / SustainabilityCustomer service / Being a good neighborEducationEquity & Social Justice, Inclusion, AccessibilityInformation sharing / PartnershipsLocal BusinessResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)
December 23, 2020

Helping Feed Communities in Need

CitySoil Farm at King County’s South Treatment Plant in Renton was able to donate 3,762 lbs. of fresh, culturally-relevant fruits and vegetables to the White Center Food Bank this year – even thought we had to cancel our in-person education…