With the support of the RainWise program, a church in Seattle’s Roosevelt neighborhood just celebrated a new rain garden installation that will keep over 70,000 gallons of stormwater out of the sewer system each year, and control overflows into local waters during storms.
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.
Our Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station Project was selected to participate in a federal low-interest loan program that could save the sewer utility up to $34 million and create jobs in the nearby community.
Maple Elementary students learn about art and clean water, and help share the value of King County’s Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station project with their entire community.
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.
(Video) At King County Wastewater Treatment Division, we work to reduce effects on the people we serve when we build essential infrastructure.
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…
During World Water Week, people gathered at a storied restoration site to plant memories for loved ones and a seed for the future.
West Seattle residents in the Murray neighborhood are on a mission to find a permanent place for what started out as temporary community art.
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…