Whenever clean water infrastructure is affected, WTD gets in front of environmental monitoring.
Spring means elementary school programs to inspire junior scientists and engineers who will build water systems of the future.
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…
With 24/7 care, restoration of the complex microbes that clean our wastewater is on track.
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.
An outbreak of norovirus linked to consumption of raw oysters harvested in Puget Sound is not connected to temporarily reduced treatment capacity at King County’s West Point Treatment Plant. The recent outbreak of norovirus resulting from consumption of raw oysters has received wide press because it results in outbreaks of gastrointestinal illness, and people…
Enjoy the spring at our beaches and on our waterways. Find out how you check beach and waterway status.
King County’s commitment to water quality doesn’t end when weather moves in and wind kicks up the waters of Puget Sound.
The power of imagery was on full display in a Seattle Times aerial photo showing a supposed sewage plume around West Point. But that plume wasn’t what it seemed.
Crews continue steps to restore equipment as scientists test the microorganisms that run the secondary treatment process.