King County supports a Duwamish River cleanup that will protect people’s health, safeguard 100,000 family-wage industrial jobs and ensure environmental justice for those who live and work nearby. And we’re already taking action.
EPA’s cleanup decision
Great things are happening!
Fly over the Duwamish River
Fly over the Duwamish River in this video and see King County’s major facilities and services. Maybe you can spot your home or business! King County is your neighbor in the lower Duwamish area and we’re working hard to protect the environment, jobs and people through restoration, wastewater services, transportation and public health. For all of us who live or work there – it’s Our Duwamish. (Video also available in Spanish and Vietnamese.)
News and updates
Blog - Clean water stories: Construction underway on the Georgetown Wet Weather Treatment Station Project, March 2, 2018
Blog - Clean water stories: Now available: New study results to help tackle tough water quality problems, November 28, 2017
Blog - Clean water stories: Duwamish River water quality project qualifies for major federal funding, August 14, 2017
Blog - Clean water stories: King County Employees Dig in on a Day of Service at Duwamish Hill Preserve, November 17, 2016
King County to invest $196.8 million in clean-water projects in 2016, February 4, 2016
For more information about the Duwamish environmental cleanup process, please contact Caryn Sengupta.