Monitoring the environment during West Point restoration

Crossposted from Clean Water Stories

monitoring environmentKing County shared good news April 27 that West Point Treatment Plant is back online. Employees and contractors worked around the clock to restore critical mechanical and electrical systems that were damaged by severe flooding on Feb. 9.

Whenever clean water infrastructure is affected, King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) gets in front of environmental monitoring. The scale of the West Point incident called for increased environmental monitoring and close coordination with the State Department of Ecology.

King County knows how much people in our region care about the environment, including our waters. We are answering questions, addressing concerns, and providing information about our environmental monitoring efforts as West Point is restored.  WTD’s West Point Restoration page includes all progress updates, plans, reports and data.

Read more at Clean Water Stories