Welcome to West Point this summer! If you’re curious about how water systems work, or if you’d like to learn about the things you can do every day to help protect water quality, sign up for a Saturday tour or…
April 19, 2018
While it doesn’t smell like roses inside a wastewater treatment plant, we put lot of effort into making sure our plants are good neighbors. But when fugitive odors jump the fence line? We want to hear from you.
April 2, 2018
Cross-posted from KC Employee News Virtual reality is not just for gamers! King County is using HoloLens technology to capture work processes, take advantage of institutional knowledge and enhance staff training using Mixed and Virtual Reality. In a pilot project with Microsoft and…
December 13, 2017
This fall, WTD earned an $894,970 grant from Puget Sound Energy for a pump replacement project at South Plant that will save enough electricity to power 212 homes a year. Read how our team of engineers, energy experts and plant…
December 6, 2017
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…
Regional water quality has improved over the past 40 years, even as the population grew. A new study shows what we can do to keep our environment healthy for the next generation of residents.
As a clean water utility, confronting climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for climate change is one of our top priorities. Recycling resources not only reduces our carbon footprint, it supports larger goals for vibrant, healthy communities.
September 26, 2017
When asked why he became a wastewater operator, Darek Kenaston reveals, “The more I got into it, the more I was interested. It was a good fit. I’ve always been around the water. I grew up in Florida, two blocks…
July 20, 2017
In response to the County Council's Independent Review report on West Point, we're already taking a number of steps to plan for the future and make important improvements to our operations.
June 21, 2017
Commitment to environmental excellence and an outstanding record of permit compliance earned us top honors from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.