Natural Resources and Parks
King County hosts Dec. 13 contractor forum on upcoming capital projects
King County Water and Land Resources Division will host a forum on Wednesday, Dec. 13, to present upcoming opportunities in construction, design, engineering and other professional services.
Learn tips to reduce home wildfire risk at free workshops in Issaquah, Sammamish
King County libraries in Issaquah and Sammamish are hosting free seminars in early December when homeowners can learn landscaping tips to help minimize the risk of wildfire.
Factoria Recycling and Transfer Station receives ‘Green Project of the Year’ award
King County’s recently completed Factoria Recycling and Transfer Station redevelopment project has been awarded the “Green Project of the Year” by the Northwest Construction Consumer Council.
King County closing Flood Warning Center, but will continue to monitor river levels
With rain diminishing and river levels subsiding, the King County Flood Warning Center closed at 6 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, after a two-and-a-half-day opening to monitor minor and moderate flooding along numerous rain-swollen rivers.
Controlled dam releases send White River to Phase 2 flood alert level - other King County rivers remain high
The King County Flood Warning Center, which opened on Tuesday, Nov. 21, has issued a Phase 2 flood alert for the White River, where planned releases from a flood-control dam could result in minor flooding in low-lying areas along the river. Flows remain high and swift on rivers across King County following several days of heavy rain.
King County Flood Warning Center: Phase 2 flood alert for Tolt River – minor flooding
The King County Flood Warning Center has issued a Phase 2 flood alert for the Tolt River, with minor flooding possible.
King County Flood Warning Center issues Phase 2 flood alert for Green River
The King County Flood Warning Center has issued a Phase 2 flood alert for the Green River, where some minor flooding could be expected in low-lying areas upstream of Auburn.
King County issues Phase 3 flood alert for Snoqualmie River, Phase 2 flood alert for Tolt River
The King County Flood Warning Center has issued a Phase 3 flood alert for the Snoqualmie River, where moderate flooding is expected. The Flood Warning Center has also issued a Phase 2 flood alert for the Tolt River, where minor flooding could occur.
King County Flood Warning Center opens to monitor minor flooding on Snoqualmie River
The King County Flood Warning Center opened on Tuesday evening, Nov. 21, following several hours of heavy rain that brought the Snoqualmie River up to a minor flood level. Workers will monitor river levels across King County as long as high flows persist.
Public invited to celebrate a RainWise milestone at Valley School in Seattle, Nov. 29
Celebrate community and clean water at a public event sponsored by the RainWise Program and hosted at Valley School in Seattle on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 6:30 p.m. Meet RainWise Program experts and learn about rebates to professionally install rain gardens and cisterns that control stormwater runoff on rainy days.