We Put Ourselves in Tight Spots to Care for Our System

At 6’2”, Randy Westendorf fit right in as a linebacker for the University of Colorado football team. Imagine that same man, now a facilities inspector working for King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD), squeezed into a 48” wide manhole. That visual (seen above) caught the eye of a coworker, and became a feature in an…

Who are the ‘Poofighters’?

If you’ve been following along on our Instagram and Twitter, you’ll notice we’ve been talking a lot about the “Poofighters.” But who is this mysterious group? Despite what the name might suggest, the Poofighters are not a group of volunteers armed with plungers manning the stalls at The Clink on Seahawks’ game day (though that…