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 an ‘operation’ that showcased teamwork and a drive to succeed.
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.
A drifting buoy in Puget Sound was quickly retrieved thanks to watchful community members.
Our Industrial Waste Program recently honored 76 facilities that support our local economy while protecting the natural resources that make our region such a great place to live, work and play.
A number of upgrades and improvements are already underway at the region’s largest treatment plant.
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.
Though the term “infrastructure” might spark images of concrete and steel, today’s engineers increasingly see nature as another viable building tool for shaping 21st century cities.
Commitment to environmental excellence and an outstanding record of permit compliance earned us top honors from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies.
Whenever clean water infrastructure is affected, WTD gets in front of environmental monitoring.