Power outage, brief overflow occurred at King County’s Richmond Beach Pump Station Thursday evening.
A powerful storm and power outages in Shoreline led to a brief wastewater overflow into Puget Sound from King County’s Richmond Beach Pump Station Wednesday evening.
Utility workers responded quickly to the overflow, which began at 8:41 p.m. The crew engaged an emergency backup power system and the pump station resumed normal operation at 9:23 p.m.
The Richmond Beach Pump Station is located at 2740 N.W. 198th Street just south of Point Wells.
King County reported the overflow to health and regulatory agencies.