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Wastewater Treatment

King County, Washington

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King Street Center
201 S. Jackson St., Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98104-3855
Phone: 206-477-5371
Fax: 206-684-1741
Telecommunication device for the deaf (TTY): 711

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Visit the WTD blog: the next 50 years -- clean water and beyond
Visit King County's WTD blog.

Wastewater Treatment Division

King County, Washington, protects water quality and prevents water pollution by providing wastewater treatment to 17 cities and 17 local sewer utilities. The county's Wastewater Treatment Division serves about 1.6 million people, including most urban areas of King County and parts of south Snohomish County and northeast Pierce County. More about our system and facilities.

Curious about what a rain garden is, or how to go about planting one on your property or near your home? View the Sightline Institute's (external link) video that features the Rainwise program (external link) and the recently completed Barton CSO Control Project in West Seattle.

Reporting and viewing problems

Doing business with WTD

Learning about projects (under construction or in planning)

Getting involved in protecting the environment--citizen action

  Jobs for Clean Water
What do you know about jobs related to clean water and sanitation? Watch these short videos and learn about the role of laboratory specialists, operations staff, and maintenance staff in protecting human health and the environment every day.

rainwise garden
Start your RainWise project today (external link)! The RainWise program provides rebates that cover most or all of the cost of installing cisterns and rain gardens on your property. To receive a rebate, you must live in an eligible combined sewer overflow basin. Learn more (external link).

West Point Treatment Plant tour
View a tour of the West Point Treatment Plant.

Loop -- turn your dirt around
Turn your dirt around. Learn more about Loop.