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What's going on at the Brightwater Center

The Brightwater Center features a wide range of free public programs and events throughout the year. Come visit for a tour or workshop to learn and discover!



Community Treatment Plant Tour
Saturday, July 11, 2015
10 a.m – noon
Brightwater Center

Come to Brightwater and find out how your wastewater gets cleaned! Tour the treatment plant, learn about our amazing water system, and what you can do every day to protect our water!

Participants must be at least 9 years old. Pre-registration is required via the King County Wastewater Education website. Note: The registration page is used for a variety of groups and events. In the "appointment details" section, indicate that you are registering for a Saturday community tour.

Rain Garden Workshop
Saturday, August 8, 2015
10 a.m – 12:30 p.m.
Brightwater Center

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.

As this event will consist of over an hour and a half of seated presentations, it is most appropriate for those ages 14 and older. Pre-registration is required via the Islandwood website.

Come visit

The grounds are open dawn to dusk daily.

The Brightwater Education and Community Center is open to the public Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Directions to Brightwater