A homeowner with their cistern

RainWise Goes Virtual to Support Contractors

For RainWise – a program designed to help property owners physically design and install rain gardens and cisterns – going virtual has had its challenges, but also unique opportunities. The RainWise program, a partnership between King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) and Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), provides rebates for home and property owners to install…

Building community through infrastructure projects

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…