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 honor for local environmental efforts. Congratulations to all those recognized!❤️ Among the recipients are three…
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 park around the treatment facility seriously, and can often be seen toting trash off the…
Check out this article about how King County Wastewater Treatment is working to recruit employees that represent our diverse and growing communities through our Operator in Training Program here.
King County’s Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station (WWTS) has earned the coveted “Platinum” rating from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision rating system. This is the first Platinum-awarded Envision project in Washington and recognizes the County’s commitment to sustainable communities and the environment. The Georgetown WWTS project is under construction in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood and…
Our CitySoil Farm is fostering community engagement as we help people learn about the value of our recycled products.
Through a sense of purpose and the dedication of countless volunteers, our WaterWorks grants are supporting the kind of environmental progress that makes our neighborhoods – and our region – an even better place to live.
Purified renewable natural gas produced at South Treatment Plant in Renton is now a clean diesel alternative for local commercial trucks. Each year, the volume of renewable natural gas produced at the South Treatment Plant is the energy equivalent of about 1.7 million gallons of diesel fuel.
Welcome to West Point this summer! If you’re curious about how water systems work, or if you’d like to learn about the things you can do every day to help protect water quality, sign up for a Saturday tour or drop-in for a visit on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 4 to 6:30 p.m.
Most high school students don’t realize the variety of jobs — from engineers and financial analysts to electricians — that are needed to keep our water clean. We recently hosted over 50 high school students at a Careers in Clean Water event to introduce the possibilities in this exciting and growing field.
A sense of mission and a small grant can go a long way. Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance’s rain water harvesting project in Kirkland earned a $15,000 grant through King County’s WaterWorks Program to protect Denny Creek, an important salmon-bearing stream.