A Fishy Time of Year

Every year, fall rains herald salmon upstream to spawn.  For millennia, the fall salmon season gathered people together who relied on the fish as a critical food source to get through the impending winter.  Today, we don’t rely so heavily on salmon as food source, but the fall is still an exciting time to gather…

How Many T. Rex Dinosaurs Can a Loop® Truck Carry?

King County Wastewater Treatment Division takes public outreach seriously, but we like to have a little fun working with people- especially little people.   We meet people where they’re at to tell them how our projects and services support their communities and their values. On July 30, the Loop® Biosolids Program brought a Loop Truck to…

GroCo Helps Your Garden Grow

Even Mary, who we hear is quite contrary, knows how to make her garden grow – with the nutrient-rich power of GroCo! But don’t take it from us; let a local gardener tell you how GroCo turned an average meal into a locally-sourced and sustainable farm-to-table dinner party. “My family has a new name for…

Getting in Tune with Recycled Water

On July 14, King County’s Recycled Water Program participated in a hands-on event for landscapers at the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals’ annual Field Day Event. The event provides the landscaping industry with opportunity to not only see products in person like at a regular trade show, but to actually operate many items being displayed.…