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Brightwater Center: the Education & Community Center and Park at the Brightwater Clean-water Treatment Facility

What's going on

The Brightwater Center features a wide range of programs and events throughout the year. Check out our events calendar for more information on what's happening at the Center and ways to get involved!

Events calendar

Date/Time/Location Event More information


Saturday, June 13 and July 11, 2015
Brightwater Center
Wastewater Treatment Plant Tour

Ever wonder what happens to the water that goes down your drain or is flushed down the toilet? 


Take a tour of King County’s newest treatment plant, and learn how we transform wastewater into valuable resources.


Treatment Plant Tours are two hours in length, and require one mile of walking and several long flights of stairs.


Registration required, must be age 9 and up. Register here! 

Saturday, August 8, 2015
Brightwater Center
Rain Garden Workshop

Would you like to increase the beauty and value of your yard while also preventing flooding, providing habitat for wildlife and reducing pollution?


Rain gardens do all of these things and more! Join local rain garden experts as they walk through the step-by-step process of how to install and maintain a healthy rain garden.


Registration required, must be age 14 and up. Register here! 

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