WTD celebrates Women in Trades 40th anniversary 

Crossposted from Clean Water Stories 

The annual Washington Women in Trades (WWIT) Fair marked its 40th anniversary this year. The half-day event, held in May, showcased exhibits, demonstrations, contests, education and job opportunities for women interested in pursuing careers in the trades.   

King County Wastewater Treatment Division (WTD) representatives hosted an interactive exhibit and contest. Wastewater operators rallied attendees to compete in a wastewater pipe-cutting race. Members of WTD Resource Recovery team handed out samples of GroCo compost, recycled water, and presented a biogas demonstration. WTD Human Resources staff were on had to explain King County job opportunities, internships and the WTD Operator in Training Program. 

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