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Climate Change / SustainabilityEducationEquity & Social Justice, Inclusion, AccessibilityInformation sharing / PartnershipsResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)
January 25, 2022

City Soil Farm: A Record Year for White Center Food Bank Donations

King County Wastewater Treatment Division employees thin apples at City Soil Farm City Soil Farm, located at King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) South Plant is a small farm that produces food for the community and demonstrates the benefits of…
Screenshot from our virtual, sustainable yard care classes
Careers That Matter / JobsClimate Change / SustainabilityCommunity EngagementCustomer service / Being a good neighborEducationEquity & Social Justice, Inclusion, AccessibilityResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)Wildlife / Habitat
March 29, 2021

Free sustainable yard classes for the community

We don't just treat wastewater! One of the things our utility does is education on water issues and solutions for students and community members. When we couldn’t do in-person teaching due to COVID-19, our utility’s education team adapted many of…
CitySoil Farm harvest for 2020
Careers That Matter / JobsClimate Change / SustainabilityCustomer service / Being a good neighborEducationEquity & Social Justice, Inclusion, AccessibilityInformation sharing / PartnershipsLocal BusinessResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)
December 23, 2020

Helping Feed Communities in Need

CitySoil Farm at King County’s South Treatment Plant in Renton was able to donate 3,762 lbs. of fresh, culturally-relevant fruits and vegetables to the White Center Food Bank this year – even thought we had to cancel our in-person education…
Farms in a typical year (left) and after the 2020 fires (right).
Careers That Matter / JobsClimate Change / SustainabilityCommunity EngagementCustomer service / Being a good neighborInformation sharing / PartnershipsLocal BusinessResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)
November 24, 2020

King County Loop® Biosolids Help Community Recover from Wildfires

In the summer of 2020, the tiny community of Mansfield, WA (population 343) found itself smack dab in the middle of several wildfires between July and September. The largest fire, the Pearl Hill Fire, got a few thousand yards from…
King County South Treatment Plant
Climate Change / SustainabilityCustomer service / Being a good neighborOperations / Wastewater TreatmentResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)Utility of the Future / Awards
September 22, 2020

Utility of the Future Today & awards for outstanding performance

King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) has received national recognition as a Utility of the Future Today for its beneficial use of Loop® biosolids. WTD is one of 65 water utilities being recognized for transformational work in community engagement, watershed stewardship,…
Equity & Social Justice, Inclusion, AccessibilityInformation sharing / PartnershipsResource Recovery (Biosolids, energy, recycled water)
May 17, 2019

WTD Resource Recovery hosts visitor from Down Under to share our Biosolids expertise

King County Wastewater Treatment Division recently welcomed a visit from our wastewater treatment counterparts Watercare who serve Auckland, New Zealand🇳🇿. Their resource recovery manager Rob Tinholt, visited us to learn about our biosolids program. They’re developing their own resource recovery…