Our thoughts on the West Point Independent Review Report 

Crossposted from Clean Water Stories 

As promised last spring, the King County Council has publicly shared the results of an independent review of our West Point Treatment Plant operations.

The report took an unbiased look at our operations and maintenance practices as part of an effort to learn from what happened at West Point on Feb. 9, 2017, when severe storms and high flows led to flooding and serious equipment damage.

We agree with the report’s findings, which include a number of recommendations to improve plant operations, increase system redundancy, and strengthen employee safety and training.

Read more from Clean Water Stories