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Public Health – Seattle & King County has re-opened beach in north Seattle

Summary

Public Health – Seattle & King County has approved the reopening of a beach after favorable water quality sampling results. The beach is adjacent to privately owned Blue Ridge Park in north Seattle. King County Wastewater Treatment Division crews repaired a low-flow pipe leak at the North Beach Pump Station, which is located next to the park.

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King County crews repaired a low-flow leak in a forcemain pipe on Thursday, February 13, at the North Beach Pump Station in north Seattle. The adjacent privately owned Blue Ridge Park reopened after the pipe was repaired. A small section of the beach was closed next to the park, has reopened by approval of Public Health – Seattle & King County after favorable water quality sampling results

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Norm Mah, 206-263-0195

About the King County Wastewater Treatment Division
King County’s Wastewater Treatment Division protects public health and enhances the environment by collecting and treating wastewater while recycling valuable resources for the Puget Sound region. The division provides wastewater treatment services to 17 cities, 17 local sewer districts and more than 1.7 million residents across a 420-square-mile area in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties.