Wastewater employees’ hard work saves ratepayers $32 million

Cross-posted from KC Employee News In April, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its first-ever loan from the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) for $134.5 million to the King County Wastewater Treatment Division to help finance the Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station. Organizations have to be invited to submit an application, and the deadline…

Science, Clean Water and Local Rock Legends Take Center Stage at SoundGuardian Launch

Paying tribute to environmental science as well as the region’s legendary rock music scene, King County Executive Dow Constantine joined with members of the iconic band Soundgarden today to celebrate the official launch of the SoundGuardian, a new environmental research vessel that will support our water quality mission.

‘Credit’ for a job well-done brings lower costs, greater value

Operating a wastewater utility is serious business. It takes money to build and maintain our infrastructure, and that vital part of the operation is headed by WTD’s Finance Team. But fiscal fitness is everyone’s job at WTD.   Just as each employee does something positive for the environment every day, we all contribute to the division’s…