Brightwater Center earns ‘Public Education Program of the Year’ award

When we were designing the Brightwater Treatment Plant a decade ago, people specifically asked us to create a meaningful community gathering space focused on education and environmental stewardship. Through grant funding and innovative partnerships with schools and nonprofit organizations, we built the LEED Platinum Brightwater Center. Today, more than 7,000 students and community members participate…

Award-winning performance gets national and local recognition

Commitment to environmental excellence and an outstanding record of permit compliance earned King County’s wastewater treatment plants several awards from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, or NACWA, and the Washington State Department of Ecology. The Carnation Treatment Plant, the Vashon Treatment Plant and the South Treatment Plant in Renton recently received the  Department…