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Many King County facilities are closed to the public, and many services are being offered remotely. Learn more about changes and cancellations.  
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The King County Wastewater Treatment Division is currently operating as normal, 24/7. Following the guidance of Seattle-King County Public Health, all facility tours and in-person education events have been suspended and the Brightwater Center is closed until further notice. Please check back in May for updates.

For questions about COVID-19, we encourage people to visit the Public Health – Seattle & King County website: www.kingcounty.gov/covid and subscribe to the Public Health Insider blog: www.publichealthinsider.com

Only toilet paper belongs in the toilet. Do not flush anything else (even if it is labeled flushable). Flushable: wipes are not really flushable – they don’t break down and can cause expensive plumbing problems in your home and damage the sewer system. Put wipes in the trash. Learn more.


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King County Wastewater Treatment Division provides free educational programs focusing on the importance of clean water, the history of sanitation, and how to steward our waterways and prevent pollution.

Our programs include:

Come visit one of our facilities or join us at an upcoming event!

Learn about King County’s Wheels to Water Program, which provides bus transportation for schools and community organizations to attend King County Wastewater Treatment Division programs.