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Metropolitan King County Council

Earning public trust, enhancing quality of life, protecting public health and safety
Metropolitan King County Council
516 Third Ave., Rm. 1200
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-477-1000
Toll Free: 800-325-6165
TTY/TDD: 206-296-1024
Fax: 206-296-0198
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Regional Water Quality Committee

The Regional Water Quality Committee develops, reviews, and recommends countywide policies and plans addressing wastewater treatment and sewer service issues, long range capital facilities plans, rate policies, and facilities siting.  Additionally, the committee provides a forum for discussion and examination of broader issues of water quality, including pollution sources, surface and stormwater control, water supply, and regulatory issues.

Meeting Time:
First Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m.
Council Chambers, King County Courthouse, 10th floor

Chair: Dave Upthegrove
Vice Chair: Councilmember John Wright, Lake Forest Park
Council Membership: Larry Phillips, Jane Hague
Alternate:  Rod Dembowski

Sound Cities Association Appointees:
Shoreline City Councilmember Doris McConnell
Auburn City Councilmember Wayne Osborne
Renton City Councilmember Ed Prince

Sewer District Membership:
Cedar River Water/Sewer District Commissioner Walter Canter
Southwest Suburban Sewer District Commissioner William Tracy

City of Seattle Membership:
Councilmember Jean Godden
Councilmember Kshama Sawant

2014 Regional Water Quality Committee Work Plan (pdf, 315 KB)

Meeting materials for the Regional Water Quality Committee

Listed below are the meeting materials for the Regional Water Quality committee. The meeting materials available before each meeting are combined into one PDF document and posted below under Meeting Agendas and Materials. On occasion, not all materials will be available before the meeting. Additional materials for the meeting are posted as they become available.

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watch meeting videos, view agendas and minutes

Meetings of the Regional Water Quality Committee are carried live on King County Television on Cable Channel 22, and streamed live through the KCTV Web site

Meetings are scheduled for replay on KCTV at 5 p.m. Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Friday, and 12:30 p.m. Saturday & 10 a.m. Sunday. Please check the KCTV schedule for specific playback times.

Committee Staff:
Lead Analyst: Beth Mountsier
Committee Assistant: Janice Mansfield