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April 26, 2019

Green Globe Awards announced for 2019

On Earth Day🌎, King County Executive Dow Constantine recognized 13 businesses, cities, organizations and people for the work they’re doing to protect and improve the local environment with the Green Globe Awards. The Green Globe Awards are the County’s highest…
PeopleWater Quality
April 23, 2019

They’re not your usual beachcombers

This Earth Day, a determined group of engineers, scientists, lab technicians, technical trainers, managers and more stormed the shore in Discovery Park picking up litter and debris. The staff at West Point Wastewater Treatment Plant take their stewardship of the…
OperationsPeopleWater Quality
March 1, 2019

King County Wastewater Treatment supports diversity through our Operator in Training Program.

Recently, our utility's work to recruit employees that represent our diverse and growing communities through our Operator in Training (OIT) Program was featured in the Water Environment Federation magazine. Visit the link or read the excerpt below:  King County…
Water Quality
December 5, 2018

Saving SoundGuardian

Cross-posted from The Downstream Blog: View of the lumberyard fire behind the King County Environmental Lab from across the Fremont Cut. On the night of Saturday, Nov. 10, a four-alarm fire started at a lumberyard right across from the King…