Wastewater Treatment Division staff are prepared to respond to a variety of complaints and incidents related to the regional wastewater conveyance and treatment system including addressing odor complaints, sewer spills, storm-related problems, and other incidents.
West Point incident and restoration
For questions or inquiries related to the West Point incident, please do not call the West Point Treatment Plant.
- 206-477-5371 (after hours, leave message)
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If you see a warning sign near the water, it means that raw sewage has overflowed into the waterway, and you (and your pets) are advised to stay out of the water in the area until signs are removed.
Recent incident responses are listed below (click on "+" to expand view)
Blog: Clean water stories
Our thoughts on the West Point Independent Review Report, July 20, 2017
Monitoring the Environment During West Point Restoration, April 28, 2017
West Point Update: Fine Tuning the Biology, April 7, 2017
Reaching Out to the Next Generation of Clean Water Stewards, April 5, 2017
Norovirus Outbreak in Oysters Unrelated to West Point Overflow, March 31, 2017
King County’s Marine Monitoring Program Continues Rain or Shine, March 28, 2017
That Plume You See is Sediment, Not Sewage, March 21, 2017
Another Important Step Forward at West Point Treatment Plant, March 16, 2017
When the unexpected unfolds: protecting people after wastewater overflows, February 13, 2017