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Natural Resources and Parks

King County, Washington

2008 DNRP archived news releases

Nov. 25
Waste-to-energy partnership protects both planet and plumbing
Holiday chefs can protect water quality, keep their plumbing clog-free, and create a sustainable energy resource this Thanksgiving courtesy of a public-private partnership that offers an easy way to dispose of cooking fats, oils and grease.  
Nov. 8
Vashon sewer overflow stopped
Sewer utility employees responded early this morning to a small wastewater overflow from the Beulah Park Cove treatment facility, which is part of the Vashon Treatment Plant system. 
Oct. 20
Brightwater education event takes school outside for 160 local students
Trading textbooks and desks for shovels and environmental test kits, 160 students from the Lake Washington and Northshore School Districts got a hands-on lesson in environmental stewardship at the Brightwater regional wastewater treatment system “North 40” site today near Woodinville, Washington. 
Oct. 7
Sewer utility work to close portion of Lake Washington Boulevard, Oct. 11
A sewer construction project needed to protect public health and the environment in Seattle’s Madrona neighborhood will prompt a one-day closure of a portion of Lake Washington Boulevard on Saturday, Oct. 11.  
Sept. 17
Family fun, educational activities await at treatment plant open house, Oct. 4
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the vote to clean up regional water pollution and enjoy a variety of educational activities at the West Point Treatment Plant open house on Saturday, Oct. 4. 
Sept. 5
Brightwater outfall pipeline tow rescheduled for late Sunday morning
Construction on the Brightwater Treatment System project’s deep-water marine outfall in Puget Sound is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7. 
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