Cross-posted from The Downstream Blog: On the night of Saturday, Nov. 10, a four-alarm fire started at a lumberyard right across from the King County Environmental Lab. The fire was the largest Seattle has seen since 2010 with flames shooting over 100 feet into the air, according to the Seattle Fire Department blog. In the…
Christine Merker’s 4th graders were concerned enough about how the Feb. 9 flooding incident would affect the Puget Sound ecosystem. They wrote us letters asking us to hear their concerns. We did.
King County’s commitment to water quality doesn’t end when weather moves in and wind kicks up the waters of Puget Sound.
On a chilly December afternoon, King County’s research vessel proves its worth and might on the first marine buoy inspection.
One million gallons of CSO storage are ready and waiting for the next big storm to hit Seattle’s Murray neighborhood.
As long as everything’s working right, sewers are out of sight, out of mind. And during fierce early season storms, an unseen pollution control facility at North Beach is protecting Puget Sound.