Skip to main content
King County logo

Resources are available to teach and learn about our water resources and the environment. You will need a PDF viewer to open and view PDF documents.

Brightwater Treatment Plant information

Water resources, curriculum & programs

Recommended films & books

Note: the following book titles are available from the King County Library System.

  • The Big Necessity: the Unmentionable World of Human Waste and Why it Matters by Rose George, New York: Metropolitan Books, 2008.
  • Blue Covenant: the Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water by Maude Barlow, New York: New Press, 2008.
  • Everyone Poops by Gomi Taro Brooklyn, N.Y.: Kane/Miller Book Publishers, 1993.
  • Frontline: Poisoned Waters (Documentary, 2009)
  • Invisible Allies: Microbes that Shape Our Lives by Jeanette Farrell, New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2005.
  • Liquid Assets: The Story of Our Water Infrastructure (Documentary, 2008)
  • Toilets of the World by Morna Gregory & Sian James, London: Merrell, 2006.
  • Unquenchable: America's Water Crisis and What To Do About It by Robert Glennon, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2009.
  • Water: A Special Issue by National Geographic 2010.

Internships, service learning & technical training

What can I do?

Tips for conserving and protecting our water resources and sewer systems

Related information